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Thousands of people are affected by heart disease and stroke.

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Stories of Survival

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    Who Knew?

    After 8 days dealing with a cold, I finally went to the dr and was diagnosed with bronchitis.  Three days later, I was in the hospital barely able to breathe.  I didn't have bronchitis.  I had pneumonia.  While in the hospital, my heart started acting

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    Journey Of The Heart

    A couple of years ago , I received a new heart valve plus a pace maker. I was born with an abnormal heart valve and developed symptoms at age 42. I notified my doctor, a test was ordered then I received a mechanical valve. Four days later I developed heart blockage . The doctor...

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    We are so excited that you are here and want you to share your story!

    We are so excited that you are here and want you to share your story!  Each story of survival can help inspire all of our community members. 
    As you know, the Support Network has quite the new look! We are also gaining new people each day. This means there...

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    Welcome to the Support Network!

    We are so glad that you are here with us. Take some time to find your way around your favorite sections, reconnect with old friends and explore some of the many new educational information we now offer: including:

    A Regaining Independence section,
    A listing of National...

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