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heart failure

Patient Story

‘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.

Patient Story

‘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.

Patient Story

A life-saving stroll

Chest pain prompted Jorge Gonzalez to visit a wellness office just down the street. Moments later, he found himself headed to surgery.

The fitter ticker

Modest increases in physical fitness can improve overall health, ultimately paying off with a healthier heart.

Patient Story

‘A real pioneer’

Asked if he wanted to undergo a groundbreaking surgery to rebuild his heart, 11-year-old Trent Ahlefeld said, ‘I’ll take a risk to make myself feel better.”

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