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Moving to a new state to break the cycle of heart failure

A recent transplant from Detroit, Shirley has spent much of her working life taking care of others. So when she was diagnosed with congestive heart failure, she learned the hard way it was time to take care of herself. Shirley’s story begins in adolescence, when her life long weight loss challenges began. “I was always

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When your career, friends, family comes before health

Anyone who knows Jane is likely to describe her as a woman of resolve. A long-time corporate executive, she turned her energy to consulting for businesses in Charleston and advocating for women’s power. Jane is the sort of person others turn to when it’s time to “get things done.” Frankly, her story is familiar to

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Jenny’s dramatic cardiac arrest story is the stuff of nightmares

Driving in Atlanta last May, she went into sudden cardiac arrest. The notion of losing complete control on an open road is horrifying enough. But considering her young age – 42 – it’s that much more shocking. Also surprising is the notion that Jenny doesn’t remember a thing about the entire day. Not the emails