Heart Disease



Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Hendricks County. Hendricks Regional Health is determined to empower our community with the right knowledge and tools to change this statistic, impact our future and save lives.

Finding heart disease in its earliest stage is the most effective way to treat and overcome it. To raise awareness of the importance of early detection, we are committed to a goal of providing 20,000 scans to our community by 2020. Join our 20,000 by 2020 scan challenge! Request a heart scan.
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New Cholesterol Drug's High Price May Not Be Worth It: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 -- Despite being slashed by half in recent months, the price tag for advanced cholesterol-fighting drugs is still too high to make them cost-effective, a new analysis has concluded.

In March, the manufacturer of alirocumab (Praluent) announced that it would cut the cost of the medication from $14,000 a year to $7,000.

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