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IndyCar Driver Gets Heart on Track

With the Portland Grand Prix coming this weekend, learn how retired IndyCar driver Johnny Unser found a familiar sense of team excellence when he came to Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular to get his heart back on track. Check out this video from 2018.


Adventist Health Portland Named High Performing by U.S. News and World Report

Four clinical areas at Adventist Health Portland have been named High Performing by U.S. News and World Report. These areas include two cardiac programs by Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular.


Five Tips for a Heart-Healthy Cinco de Mayo

Eating heart-healthy this Cinco de Mayo doesn’t have to be difficult. By keeping an eye on a few key ingredients, you can keep your heart celebrating all year long.


How to identify and prevent a stroke

May is American Stroke Awareness Month, making now the ideal time to learn more about strokes, including how to identify one and how to help prevent one from occurring in the first place.


Helping AFib Patients Enjoy Life Without Blood Thinners

Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular now offers the WATCHMAN implant for patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (AFib) who want to reduce their risk of stroke without taking blood thinners.