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heart trouble

Patient Story

‘Only 2 percent survive’

After Turner Syndrome stunted her growth throughout childhood, Grace Ward is finally seeing possibilities open for her.

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When two hearts beat as one

Twin brothers John and Tom Pantlind shared many experiences growing up. Now they share an end to their heart troubles.

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‘I think I’m having a heart attack’

David Eck thought he was in the clear after surviving a heart attack miles offshore in the Gulf Coast. But years later, fear returned.

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‘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.

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‘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.

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The miracle lady

With help from a mechanical device, Jennifer Devoe conquered life-threatening heart inflammation.

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‘Fortunate to be here’

Doug Barense's heart would only quiver after surgery—until a doctor's hands massaged a beat back into it.