Dr. Tom Stys

Why Women Have to Pay Attention to Their Hearts

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. with

Heart disease remains the leading killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year. That’s close to one woman every minute. But, the condition affects women very differently, and the warning signs may be different for women than for men. Ahead of this year’s Go Red for Women event in Sioux Falls, Cardiologist Dr. Tom Stys from Sanford Health joined the…

Super Bowl Can Trigger Heart Attacks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – It’s a yearly tradition for football fans, to watch the two best teams in the league duke it out in one of the most anticipated games of the year and while watching, many are indulging in their favorite foods, but that consumption comes with consequences. “It is actually very important to realize that lifestyle is extremely important…