Heart Disease Stories


Continuous Blessings

As a retired Presbyterian parish visitor, Dan Barackman selflessly worked to bring spiritual healing to hospital patients during difficult moments in their life–often providing people with inspiration and encouragement.

A Race Against Time

When a heart attack strikes, seconds matter—and getting treatment can mean the difference between life and death.

Surviving a Heart Attack

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 Healthy

The idea that women are less susceptible to heart disease than men is widespread—and far from the truth.