There’s some confusion out there in the media that “Patient Power” is only about patients “holding hands” and providing emotional support to one another. It’s the warm and fuzzy side of medicine, like sitting at someone’s bedside. That support is terrific. But these days the leadership role of a well intentioned and well informed patient [...]
Are there newer and better medicines to prevent clotting? The new seems to be good. Watch to find out more and look for new videos from heart experts very soon!
Big News for Coumadin Patients from Patient Power® on Vimeo.
On location at the AHA meeting in Chicago, Andrew discusses lowering your risk of heart disease and how weight affects your risk.
Lower Obesity and Save Your Heart from Patient Power® on Vimeo.
Hear what’s hot in new information for your heart as Andrew is on location at the AHA in Chicago.
Chicago Heart Smarts from Patient Power® on Vimeo.
The Seattle baseball community, and many in Major League Baseball, were saddened this week by the death of Hall of Fame announcer Dave Niehaus. Dave, the deep, gravelly voice of the Seattle Mariners, died the other day – in the off-season – at age 75. Dave had had a heart condition for a number of [...]
This past weekend Oscar-nominated Hollywood and Broadway actress Jill Clayburgh died at age 66. The cause was chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), which she had been fighting, privately, for 21 years.
As you may recall, I, too, have CLL and I was diagnosed at the same age, 45. For me, I am 16 and a half [...]
As Gale Fisher approached her late 60’s in Northern California she remained an active woman who loved to play golf and walk. But pain in her right calf made walking very far difficult. And it was getting worse. Gale eventually saw her doctor and had an x-ray of her spine. One eminent doctor thought her [...]