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cardiac arrest

Patient Story

‘It’s not your time’

About 1 in 20 people survive sudden cardiac arrest at home. Amber Ciesielski, 32, survived—but she now faces a rare heart condition.

Does sex really trigger cardiac arrests?

Patients with heart problems should know that the risk is slight.

Patient Story

A heart for the diamond

Surgery and a steely resolve helped Howie Glupker, 76, put his heart attack behind him and the softball field ahead.

ATMs, coffee shops ideal spots for heart defibrillators

Having the devices easily accessible might save the lives of more cardiac arrest victims.

2 signs there’s a heart attack in your future

Heeding these warnings could save your life or the life of a loved one.

Take heart when shoveling

As the snow starts to fly, beware of the strain that removing it may cause.

Patient Story

‘I was totally blindsided’

After cardiac arrest at age 25 and heart failure at age 31, Rick Eding is waiting patiently for the transplant that could save his life.

10 things to know before lightning strikes

You're more likely to get struck by lightning in Michigan than in 48 other states. Here's your primer to keep it from happening to you.

Patient Story

Three men and a gym: Comeback stories

Heart trouble dealt knockout punches to three men who frequent the same gym. Each time, quick action saved lives.

Patient Story

Pacemakers, defibrillators—what’s the difference?

For patients with weak heart muscles, implanted devices ensure the beat goes on.

Updated heart failure treatment guidelines issued

Two new drugs added to list of recommended therapies.

A life devoted to care

'Today is another glorious day to serve.'

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