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A heart transplant is one of modern medicine’s most amazing procedures. A heart transplant gives a patient with congenital heart disease the opportunity to have a normal heart with normal blood circulation. If the transplant goes well, heart function and blood flow will be better than ever. But to get this life-saving surgery, you must first qualify for it.
Article Submitted by: Terra Hall, Voices for Healthy Kids Type 2 diabetes. High blood pressure. Tooth decay.. While most physicians are accustomed to treating these chronic illnesses, Yolandra Hancock, MD, was surprised when she began diagnosing these conditions in the patients who came to her practice. “Imagine a bathtub filled with sugary drinks like sweet
Las organizaciones basadas en la fe y los lugares de culto han jugado un papel importante durante la crisis del COVID-19 en nuestro país. Estas organizaciones y sus voluntarios y personal han estado en primera línea, mitigando el impacto del COVID-19 y proporcionando a las comunidades la orientación y el apoyo muy necesarios. Es por
Christopher Costello has been part of the Tri-County Heart Walk for 10 years. He walks for a combination of personal and professional reasons, and this year, has stepped up to chair the May 1 event. “My wife was nine when her father died of a heart attack,” Costello said. “He was 36 years old. My
The Southern Tier Heart Challenge is on! Now in its 32nd year, this iconic community event is going digital and adding new experiences this year. The Southern Tier Heart Challenge, a digital, expanded evolution of the Heart Walk, is a fun and meaningful way to celebrate heart and stroke survivors, raise lifesaving funds and encourage
Please enjoy a look back at the 2021 Go Red for Women Luncheon with a video highlighting this year’s virtual event, held Friday, Feb. 26. Featured in this highlight package are event emcee Emily Riemer, an anchor at WCVB Channel 5 Boston; Christina Crowley, a senior vice president at Dell Technologies and chairwoman of Go
For six weeks, they wore red every day. They shared educational messages, and raised money to change the statistic that heart disease is a woman’s No. 1 health threat. The Men Go Red for Women campaign in New York’s Capital Region concluded on Friday, March 19, and the six participants raised a total of $40,109.56.
Each year a select group of individuals will be nominated to be part of the Woman of Impact Campaign because of their passion and drive to make a difference. All nominees are bringing together their own networks to form an impact team, set a goal, explore fundraising resources, and have a direct impact on the
Every day, Americans’ lives are touched by heart disease and stroke. Whether it’s our own health that is impacted or the health of family members, friends or co-workers, there is a lot at stake when it comes to fighting our nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers. We all have the power to make a