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A Day In The Operating Room -- Time Warps For A Cardiac Bypass Patient

Talal Almas | Posted 08.09.2016 | Science
Talal Almas

For me, medicine is a double-edged word; while it hurls such obscure images of cold-bloodedness towards my face, it also motivates me to grow, to observe, and to learn so that I may be able to positively contribute--even if to an infinitesimal extent--toward overcoming this wrongdoing someway, somehow, someday.

Elvis Presley's Death -- What Really Killed the King?

Garry Rodgers | Posted 02.06.2016 | Science
Garry Rodgers

I'd have to classify Elvis's death as an accident. There's no one to blame -- certainly not Elvis. He was a severely injured and ill man. There's no specific negligence on anyone's part and definitely no cover-up or conspiracy of a criminal act.

Low Blood Pressure, Stress Management and the Arminian Dream

Joanna Charnas | Posted 09.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Joanna Charnas

Neurocardiac Dysfunction, Atypical Form is the medical condition that allows me to pre-board airplanes. When gate agents look me over and compare me t...

Proof! Happier and Healthier Heart Patients Generate Savings

Michael B. Laskoff | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael B. Laskoff

It's quite a thing to start a company like AbilTo and to be lucky enough to to see it grow and prosper. This is particularly the case because we are i...

Body Talk

Edie Weinstein | Posted 03.18.2015 | Women
Edie Weinstein

Am I glorifying thin-ness; the hot bod I had in my teens and twenties? I tell myself that this five and half decades old body has absorbed love and adoration that the itsy bitsy one could only dream of. It has survived injuries and illness for which I am grateful.

Slo-mo Is My New Mojo

Edie Weinstein | Posted 09.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Edie Weinstein

Writing this while listening to the soothing sounds of the surf, grateful for some time away from the hustle and bustle my life had become. Wishing th...

Acts of the Heart for #JoeMac

Shelley Hendrix Reynolds | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Shelley Hendrix Reynolds

I was not prepared to lose a sibling. You expect your brothers and sisters to be with you until the end of your life. Even now, I pretend like he is on a business trip and cannot call home because the reality is almost too much to bear.

Why I Temporarily Moved Back In With My Ex-Husband

Magda Pecsenye | Posted 12.07.2013 | Divorce
Magda Pecsenye

He had the heart attack. And suddenly I was talking to his family, and living in his house, and keeping track of the kinds of personal details I hadn't thought about in relation to him in the almost-seven years since we'd split, almost-five since the divorce was final.

Flip for Big Ideas Like Heart Health

Larry King | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
Larry King

The mission of the Larry King Cardiac Foundation is to save hearts. Flipboard is a powerful platform that makes it simple and fun for us to highlight visually-compelling articles on how to lead a heart healthy life.

Gender Differences in Heart Disease: Nation's No. 1 Killer Kills Differently

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Some physicians now view coronary artery disease as a gender-specific condition that requires different testing and treatment plans, rather than the traditional uniform approach for both sexes.