Each week in the United States, sudden cardiac arrest claims the lives of up to 2,000 young adults. And many parents don’t even know their children are at risk.
Spotting the signs and symptoms of heart disease saved the life of a mother of two. Though seemingly healthy, a time bomb was ticking in Lori Cooper’s chest. But the proper diagnosis and treatment has given her a second chance.
Tired of telling your teen to sit up, eat right, don’t smoke, slow down and drive carefully? Perhaps some real face time with a physician performing surgery on an unhealthy heart might get the point across.
Ever thought about checking your heart rate with your camera phone? “Cool” may not save lives, but these apps use nifty technology to keep you heart-healthy. Here’s a review of three apps.
Indiana University’s new app nags, tracks your progress
Leroy Haynes is the first Illinois patient to leave the hospital with a Total Artificial Heart. Here is his story.