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heart failure

Patient Story

‘I made it through this far’

Medical clinic expands care for Dan O’Connell and others experiencing homelessness.

Patient Story

‘Do the right thing’

For more than two years after a live-saving heart surgery, a Michigan cattle farmer enjoyed life to the fullest.

Patient Story

‘The perfect match’

Facing end-stage heart failure at age 19, Nick Jaenicke held on long enough to receive a donor heart—just like his brother and grandfather before him.

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‘This is a gift’

Thanks to a mechanical heart pump, Sherri Kanten is living life to the fullest.

Tobacco and vaping? Double the trouble

As if they're not bad enough on their own, dual use of these pernicious products could vastly up your risk of stroke.

Patient Story

‘We’re not made of glass’

Swimming in the World Transplant Games lets Fred Nelis test his limits.

Apple Watch—a makeshift electrocardiogram?

Heart rhythm data from high-tech wearables could provide enough information to diagnose a heart attack.

Patient Story

‘I give thanks’

A free health program aims to help John Earl Day Jr., 54, find a path out of homelessness—and back to good health.

The power of a hearty nap

Study: Indulging in the occasional siesta might reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.

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‘In charge of your own health’

Amid mounting health concerns, 65-year-old Mozella Taylor turned to prayer for answers—and she soon found guidance in her quest for better health.

Patient Story

‘She’s come a long way’

A free community health program helps Lillie Towns overcome physical and emotional barriers to reclaim her life.

Patient Story

A turning point

New habits and close guidance from a unique wellness program helped a young grandmother take control of her health.