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genetic heart disease

Patient Story

4 before 40

Jeremy VerVeer suffered his first heart attack at age 25. He then survived three more by age 38.

Lipoprotein(a): What is it and should yours be checked?

If you have a family history of heart disease, talk with your doctor about this little-known type of cholesterol.

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.

Patient Story

‘We’re grateful for the gift of life’

Scott Kovacs' heart beat a path toward almost certain death. With a new heart, he's now running toward his future.

Patient Story

Haunted by the heart

Those of Dutch descent may have specific genetic associations to a heart disorder that can cause sudden death.

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