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cardiology

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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.

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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.

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Deadly deception

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

Even your heart may benefit from extra education

People with more schooling tend to have less heart failure.

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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.

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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.

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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.

The golden decade

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

Keeping the beat

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

Step your way to health

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

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‘I want to live. I want to see my grandkids grow up.’

Chuck Lesiewicz survives a burst aneurysm and thrives while in our team's care.

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