Tag: heart attack
After spending a good amount of time researching heart disease statistics on the website for the Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), I thought sharing some bitter statistics about heart disease is important. Several of the surveys are dated and I found no statistics for 2011. These statistics support the need for donors and [...]
Stem cell treatments for damaged hearts, heart disease and heart failure are closing in on revolutionary developments that not only repair damaged hearts but also eliminate the need for anti-rejection drugs. The newest discoveries range from trials at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Stanford University, Louisville’s Jewish Hospital, the University of Buffalo and the [...]
Health insurance is front page news. It should be. My good fortune was to have coverage with Capital District Physicians Health Plan (CDPHP) of Albany, New York. Were it not for the guidance, cooperation and insight provided by my carrier, I would be another person awaiting transplantation. Thank you CDPHP and my outstanding health counselor Paula! We did it!