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‘This is my body’: Heart attack victim, 55, tells of pain and recovery

On a sunny, muggy Saturday in late November, a 56-year-old woman walked into the emergency room of a Philadelphia hospital with a blood clot in her heart.She was not immediately declared dead.But as doctors worked on her, she began to feel strange.The clot was growing bigger and thicker.Her heart was beating faster and faster.At one […]

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How to get a heart surgery at the hospital, with the hospital’s own surgeon

By now you’ve probably seen photos of a heart surgeon in the news and, if you’ve ever driven in the area, you’ve also seen photos that look like the surgeon is wearing a hospital gown.That’s right: the Atlanta-based Heart Surgery Hospital has launched a new online tool to help you find a heart doctor who […]

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