Pushing through the miles and beating vascular disease

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.

Instead of explaining a stroke to 22 third graders,

we saved their teacher from having one.

Thanksgiving finds new meaning for patient after heart surgery

Thanksgiving has new meaning for Richard Kezima as he recalls those who helped him come back to life. On Thanksgiving Day, Richard was sent to Massachusetts General Hospital where Heart Center surgeons successfully performed a five-vessel bypass procedure.


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