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Spectrum Health Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center

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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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‘Do I need to call 911? Are you OK?’

Retired police officer Ike VanHorn reclaims his life with bypass surgery and cardiac rehab.

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Warm hearts on a cold night

When Janice Covey found her husband barely breathing on the side of a cold and snowy road, she didn't know what to expect.

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‘Very thankful to be alive’

When Nancy Perry’s artificial heart valve failed, she got a new one―without open-heart surgery.

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Pill-sized pacemaker: ‘It’s mind-boggling’

An 86-year-old man becomes the first to get the revolutionary new device in West Michigan.

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‘I think I’m Wonder Woman now’

Mary Bostwick delights in her new life after becoming a heart-lung transplant recipient.