Your Stories

Your Stories

  • Caring for a loved one? Take heart!

    Julie Mantay, Barbara O’Brien’s daughter and caregiver, shares the strategies that helped her manage her mom’s heart condition. Maybe they can help you, too.

  • “I got a new aortic valve—without open heart surgery!”

    Power walks? Thanks to a new valve, they’re no problem for Ken.

  • “Every day is a miracle!”

    Barbara was a candidate for hospice—until she got a valve replacement!

  • “We’re on top of our heart health!”

    Tips for getting through treatment—and back to feeling great!

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis and Matters of the Heart

    Getting a handle on RA can help you manage heart disease. Take a cue from one runner on how to keep your ticker in tip-top shape.