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The stories in our fourth issue of Via Christi Life magazine include: A special section on breast cancer that features inspirational stories of four breast cancer survivors: – Nancy Scarpelli’s story illustrates inherited cancer risk and local availability of national … Continue reading
Heart failure is a condition when your heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood to meet the needs of your body. An estimated 5 million people nationwide have heart failure. Via Christi Heart Failure Disease Management Program has created a list … Continue reading
A recent study by a cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City, found that exercise can slow muscle wasting, boost strength and reduce inflammation caused by aging and heart failure. The study included 60 heart failure patients and … Continue reading
Heart failure affects around 5.8 million people in the United States. About 670,000 people are diagnosed with it each year. To understand heart failure, it helps to understand how the heart works.