Heart failure

FDA Approves New Type Of Heart Failure DrugPatients with chronic heart failure, a disabling, deadly disease that worsens as the heart gradually pumps less efficiently, are getting a much-needed new option with U.S. approval Wednesday of a novel drug.
Randy Travis Stabilized & Showing Signs Of ImprovementAfter canceling an in-person update on the condition of Randy Travis, the country music star’s public relations team referred members of the media to a hospital website for statements from Travis’ physicians.
MedStar Making House Calls For Medicare PatientsJohn Farris has been answering emergency calls as a paramedic for 10 years. But the MedStar employee always wished he didn't have to be on the scene after a medical condition put the patient in danger.
Even In Death, Family Still Fights For ExonereeLarry Sims was like a brother to the growing group of exonorees. He spent 24 years of his life in prison for a rape conviction and was finally released on parole after DNA tests raised serious doubts that he committed the crime. Now his family is fighting to get him to his final resting place.
Knowledge Means Life For Heart PatientsA report in today’s Journal of the American Medical Association shows that many people with heart failure have little knowledge of their condition or how to manage it. Baylor Medical Center in Garland says it is already doing something to change that.
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