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heart failure

The Cost of Cure: The Heart Truth

February 28, 2013 mhyh 3

Cardio-Oncology and the Growing Burden of Cardiovascular Disease as a Result of the Past Treatment of Cancer Michael G. Dickinson, MD, FACC Imagine the frustration of being a survivor of cancer and then to begin having unexplained symptoms. Then imagine if your physicians do …

Radiation: the Invisible, Potent Therapy

February 27, 2013 mhyh 2

28 Days of Heart Day 27 John O’Donnell, MD, MS, FACP I met MHYH’s Co-Founder, Judy Bode, about 30 years ago when I had the privilege of providing medical care for her until I retired from practice in 2006. About 9 years ago, a very competent, respected heart speci …

Heart-new, Tears-hemmorhage

February 3, 2013 mhyh 1

28 Days [of] Heart Day 3 This is the account of my meeting MHYH Co-Founder, Judy Bode, in August 2011 after two years of building our friendship [and] our vision for MHYH. There it was in my inbox: FINALLY! [Deep breath in, then out] More than 5 hours of raw footage reduced t …

Life-Donated results in Life-Inspiring

November 26, 2012 mhyh 0

This month myHeart, yourHands has been intentional in focusing our blog posts on the topic of organ donation by highlighting individuals who have been impacted by cancer, yes, but also, organ donation. Each of the individuals featured is living a LIFE-Inspiring as they are in …

Health: a CROWN

September 18, 2012 mhyh 0

I had a conversation with Alec Elchahal, DMD, MS, PC, of Smiles by Elchahal in Johns Creek, GA earlier this year. He is our orthodontist in northeast Atlanta. I haven’t known him long, but I have to tell you that I love his heart. As we were wrapping up our conversation …

From Oz to It’s a Small World

September 11, 2012 mhyh 1

I wanted to provide those of you who follow MHYH our website or twitter with an update on the Tin Man [and] share with you further evidence of a core conviction that I hold that there is purpose in all things even though we don’t always see it at the time. So, the Tin M …

Phantom Pain of [my]Heart

September 3, 2012 mhyh 0

If you have ever known or even just heard about someone who had an extremity amputated whether due to diabetes, flesh eating bacteria, or a malignancy of some sort, then you are likely familiar with a phenomenon called phantom pain.   Phantom pain occurs because although …