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February 25, 2020 · Leave a Comment

Heart Disease Hasn’t Slowed Record-Setting Swimmer

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Clay “Trip” Hedrick is a world-record-setting swimmer who hasn’t let heart disease — including bypass surgery — slow him down.

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Tags: Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Bypass Surgery, Dr. John Stulak, Heart Disease, Mayo Clinic News Network, Mayo Clinic Radio, Stent procedure


July 16, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Can Push Ups Predict Your Future?

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Push-ups can reveal a lot about your overall health — perhaps even more than traditional measures. Michael Joyner, M.D., shares what makes the push-up so predictive.

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Tags: Dr. Michael Joyner, Heart Disease, research


February 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment

‘Heart Sisters’ Turn Tragedy Into Triumph at Mayo Clinic

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When transplant cardiologist Lisa LeMond, M.D., introduced two of her patients to each other, she knew they had a lot in common. What she couldn’t have known is how meaningful their friendship would become.

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Tags: dilated cardiomyopathy, Dr. Lisa LeMond, Heart Disease, heart transplant, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, restrictive cardiomyopathy


January 2, 2018 · Leave a Comment

Heart-Healthy Resolutions to Get Your New Year Started Right

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Now that the holiday gatherings and other festivities are done, it’s time to get serious about that list of New Year’s resolutions.

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Tags: Dr. Stephen Kopecky, Heart Disease, Mayo Clinic Diet, Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program


July 20, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Symposium Gives Women With Heart Disease the Chance to Become Advocates

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Dina Piersawl didn’t know she was at risk for heart disease. Having a stroke at age 41 changed that. Now she’s determined to help educate other women about heart health through her work with WomenHeart.

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Heart Disease, stroke


February 2, 2017 · Leave a Comment

Songs of the Heart, For the Heart

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It’s no secret Joseph Dearani, M.D., takes his work as a pediatric cardiac surgeon at Mayo Clinic seriously. Through the years, we’ve been honored to share a few stories about people who have benefitted from that work. People like Stefanie Thompson, Kieran Veitz, Karla Manley, Marcus Nichols, Bayasaa Bars, and of course, Lola Montilla.

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Tags: Dr. Joseph Dearani, Heart Disease, Pediatric Cardiology


January 24, 2017 · Leave a Comment

From Heart Failure to the Finish Line

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Monica Harlow looked around at the people lined up to run the 26.2 miles of the Rock and Roll Marathon in Phoenix. “Every one of these runners has a story,” she thought. “Everyone is here for a reason.” Perhaps none more so than Monica herself. Nine years ago, Monica could run only a short distance […]

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Tags: atrial septal defect, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Disease, heart failure


March 24, 2016 · Leave a Comment

New Study, Mayo Cardiologist Sort Through the Mysteries of ‘Good Cholesterol’

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Every once in a while, a study comes along that leaves you wondering what you just read and what it really means. Researchers at the University of Cambridge published a new study in the journal Science seems to throw sand on the traditional medical wisdom that says high levels of good cholesterol are beneficial for […]

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Tags: Cholesterol, Dr. Scott Wright, Good Cholesterol, Heart Disease, research


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