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‘A good pain’

For cardiac patients like Michael Thompson, counterpulsation is one of the toughest treatments they'll endure—but also one of the best.

April 19, 2017 1
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An optimistic outlook

Diagnosed with heart disease at birth, Hannah Webb now expects a baby of her own. She returned to where her care began.

January 13, 2017 4
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Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

December 19, 2016 0
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Deadly deception

Heart attacks strike both sexes, but women should be especially careful—the warning signs can be subtle.

August 26, 2016 0

Even your heart may benefit from extra education

People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure.

July 27, 2016 0

Take the ‘mad’ out of March Madness

Anger issues can dramatically increase risk of heart attack, study finds.

March 17, 2016 0
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‘I don’t want to miss out on anything’

Age 36, married and mother of two, Amy Reames was in a good place. And then her heart shut down.

November 6, 2015 4
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‘His time is not finished on this earth’

Newlywed Mark Hagbom survives 'widow-maker' thanks to seamless transition from CPR to cath lab to open heart surgery.

October 21, 2015 3
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Holding his heart in his hands

'It's just amazing what they can do nowadays,' Nicholas Borgman mused while gazing at a 3-D version of the organ.

September 30, 2015 0

The golden decade

Folks in their 50s benefit from low-dose aspirin.

September 28, 2015 0

Keeping the beat

The constant lub-dub of our heartbeat is something that many of us take for granted.

August 13, 2015 0

Step your way to health

With ‘wearable’ fitness trackers everywhere, a study finds that your phone works just as well.

June 10, 2015 0