The greatest comeback
It was just like any other night. David Nelson, a 22-year-old college football player, was out with some friends when a fight broke out. He tried to break it up. But instead David was stabbed in the heart and rushed to Massachusetts General Hospital.
A new mother of a 10-month-old baby boy and at 39-years-old, Karen Richman survived a combined surgery that repaired her full cardiovascular system.
What could cause Janice Williams, a 41-year-old runner, to fall to the back of the pack? Oddly enough, Janice battled a cardiovascular condition, one severe enough to cause excruciating leg pain while running.
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