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Mended Hearts California

Chapter Spotlight: San Luis Obispo, California

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  It is not surprising that Michael Mariscal has achieved so much with Mended Hearts Chapter 415 so quickly. After his own cardiovascular experiences he decided it was something he needed — and, likely, what others needed as well. His journey in health began with a heart attack in 2007, a time when he lived … Continue reading “Chapter Spotlight: San Luis Obispo, California”

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Access to Life-Saving Medications is Being Denied

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  “The fight for my PCSK9 took almost two years and highlights the need for us to continue in the fight for access to life-saving medications for all heart patients.” – Donnette Smith, President of Mended Hearts. The non-profit Institute for Patient Access is in the process of revealing health care report cards for all … Continue reading “Access to Life-Saving Medications is Being Denied”

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Connecting With Others Can Lead to Success

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  “I have been where you are; I know how you feel.” That’s a powerful statement. The sense of connection and bonding that can happen is soothing and often one of the keys to a successful recovery. Individuals who are going through a medical crisis or learning to change their lifestyle can find success in … Continue reading “Connecting With Others Can Lead to Success”

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Mended Hearts Savanna, Georgia Chapter

Chapter Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia

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Typically, new chapters of Mended Hearts form when patients come together and organize. But in the case of Chapter No. 407 in Savannah, Georgia, it was the local hospital that led the charge. Memorial University Medical Center’s head cardiologist, Jeremy London, M.D., and the hospital’s cardiac nurse educator, Janet Steffen, saw the need for a … Continue reading “Chapter Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia”

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Chapter Spotlight: Houston, Texas

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To stay relevant for more than five decades, a Mended Hearts Chapter has to be willing to adapt to meet its members’ needs. Mended Hearts Chapter 38, which serves Greater Houston through five satellites, recently shook up its speaker topics to keep members engaged and coming back. At 55 years old, Chapter 38 is Mended … Continue reading “Chapter Spotlight: Houston, Texas”

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It's National Healthcare Volunteer Week and we wanted to take this opportunity to send a GIANT thank you to all of our volunteers. Your time, effort and dedication are greatly appreciated. Thank you for all you do! #HCVolunteerweek #1in110 #CHD