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When the Body Fails, Tech Takes Over

XPRIZE | Posted 07.27.2015 | Technology

Think you can't live without a pulse? Not necessarily. Patients with heart failure no longer have to remain in a hospital waiting for a donor heart. A device that once kept patients alive only long enough to receive a transplant is changing the way people with heart failure live for extended periods of time.

My Heart Health Story: I Was Misdiagnosed and Suffering From a Rare Congenital Heart Defect

Rekisha Harris | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Rekisha Harris

My life is not "go, go, go" all the time like it was before. I rest more, eat better and take some time for myself. I think we all get used to doing too much and learn to ignore minor ailments or fatigue because that is what women are programmed to do.