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Archives for February, 2012

Scar a Small Price to Pay for Heart Scare

February 24, 2012

Alyssa Voelkerding suffered a SCAD just four days after her son was born and on the night of her third wedding anniversary. Read more at Cincinnati Gannett

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The Hidden Risks of Heart Attacks

February 21, 2012

Karin Campbell suffered a heart attack caused by SCAD.  Fortunately a neighbor heard her scream and convinced her to call 911.  Campbell is participating in the Mayo SCAD research study. Read more at Hartford Courant

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Heart problems baffle doctors when the condition is rare

February 16, 2012

Katherine Leon talks about her experience six weeks after her son was born. She went to the emergency room experiencing chest pains and was sent home. Days later she returned to the ER and was diagnosed with SCAD. Read article at wtop.com

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Woman’s Day Award Winner Honored for Contributions to Heart Disease [Video]

February 15, 2012

Katherine Leon is a Women’s Day Red Dress Award recipient. She suffered a SCAD six weeks after her son was born. She talks about her experience. Katherine is on the Board of Directors of SCAD Research, Inc.

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Local Woman Shows Heart Disease Can Hit the Young

February 3, 2012

Jodi Boyce-Thelen a healthy women suffered a SCAD. She even works at the Fred and Lena Meijer Heart Center. Her family talks about their experience and Jodi shows some pictures from her experience. Watch video at wzzm13.com

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