The day after his forty-ninth birthday, San Clemente resident David Koch collapsed from a heart attack after getting out of his backyard Jacuzzi.
Heart Disease Stories
The idea that women are less susceptible to heart disease than men is widespread—and far from the truth.
When Kim Hogerson became manager of emergency services at Saddleback Memorial, she never dreamed that she would end up in the ER herself.
On a typical Sunday for Alicia Townsend-Fenick took her 16-month-old identical twins for a five-mile stroller-walk, made a quick trip to the grocery store, watched football and agonized over the situation in Haiti.
In less time than it takes for a typical lunch break, individuals at risk for coronary artery disease can learn their probability of having a heart attack—in time to do something about it.