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Heart Month 2018: Wanda Taylor & Liz Brantley

Sisters often share a special bond, but the one thing Wanda and Liz did not want to share was high cholesterol.

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Two infections, one option: How an advanced pacemaker saved Dennis’ life

A blood infection meant Dennis McCabe’s pacemaker had to be removed, and putting in another one wasn’t going to be easy. Learn how an advanced leadless pacemaker now keeps Dennis’ heart pumping and keeps him enjoying life.

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Heart Month 2018: Derek Bernardi

Derek was born with Tetralogy of Fallot, a rare and complex congenital heart disease.

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From heart disease to Hawaiian vacation: Susanne’s story

Just before her 71st birthday, Susanne Orman decided to get in shape for an upcoming Hawaiian vacation. But when she started to feel chest pain while walking, she knew something wasn’t right. Find out how following her instincts – and how two doctors’ expertise – saved her life.

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Heart Month 2018: Rio King

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Heart Month 2018: Sandy & Brooks

Sandy & Brooks

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Heart Month 2018: Daniel Quintana

Since 2012, Daniel has been coming to the UT Southwestern Heart Failure Clinic, which specializes in treating neuromuscular diseases that affect the heart – an important capability for patients like Daniel, who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

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Heart Month 2018: Linda Johnson

Linda Johnson

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Iron Man contender uses exercise to beat heart disease odds

Jack Baum was only 2 years old when his father died of a heart attack. His father was only in his 30s – one of a long line of family members who passed away at an early age. Baum was determined to break that family tradition.

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It’s the climb: Blood pressure management propels one man’s reach for the top

It wasn’t long into Nagrath’s climbing career that he set his sites on the base camp of Mt. Everest. His only barrier was how to handle his blood pressure, especially at extreme altitude.