When a cardiac arrest knocked Mark Erickson off his bike, the perfect passerby saved his life.
Major Miller turned 40 in June. A few months earlier, he received a new heart and renewed life.
A groundbreaking aortic valve replacement procedure made one man's third heart surgery a whole new experience.
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Vietnam veteran Patrick Wilson, a former smoker, underwent surgery for lung cancer—only to learn he had an enlarged aorta, too.
Jeremy VerVeer suffered his first heart attack at age 25. He then survived three more by age 38.
David Eck thought he was in the clear after surviving a heart attack miles offshore in the Gulf Coast. But years later, fear returned.
Retired police officer Ike VanHorn reclaims his life with bypass surgery and cardiac rehab.
When Janice Covey found her husband barely breathing on the side of a cold and snowy road, she didn't know what to expect.
When Nancy Perry’s artificial heart valve failed, she got a new one―without open-heart surgery.
An 86-year-old man becomes the first to get the revolutionary new device in West Michigan.
Mary Bostwick delights in her new life after becoming a heart-lung transplant recipient.