This year’s posts
- What if I’d had my heart attack decades earlier?
- Heart attack: is it a clogged pipe or a popped pimple?
- Why don’t we listen to doctors’ heart-healthy advice?
- Depressed? Who, me? Myths and facts about depression after a heart attack
FEBRUARY 2016 ♥ It’s Heart Month! ♥
- Finally. An official scientific statement on heart attacks in women
- “It’s 2 a.m. and I think I’m having a heart attack”
- Marilyn Gardner’s “Stupid Phrases for People in Crisis”
- Bereavement eating: does grief cause carb cravings?
- “This is your heart” (My Heart Month interview)
- My open letter to “Patients Included” conferences
- Two ways to portray heart failure. One of them works
- Designing with the patient in mind
- Hysterical female? Just anxious? Or heart attack?
- Self-tracking device? Got it. Tried it. Ditched it.
- The myth of the heart disease cure
- Why doctors say ‘Yes!’ when they really mean ‘No!’
- What’s all that sighing, moaning and groaning about?
- Be your own hero during a heart attack
- Happy 8th Heart-iversary to me!
- Why we ignore serious symptoms
- Don’t take this personally, Doc…
- Why patients hate the C-word
- How two cardiologists discovered the Type A personality
- How social isolation is hurting your heart
- Guess which woman in this photo is having a heart attack
- How not to be an audience troll
- A beating heart frozen in time
- No blockages: living with non-obstructive heart disease
- 1 in 5 have this genetic risk factor for heart disease – but don’t know it
- Turning “Why me?” into “Why not me?”
- How these unique classes help to improve your Cardiac IQ
- Being sick doesn’t excuse being a jerk
- Pregnancy complications strongly linked to heart disease
- The “loss of self” in chronic illness is what really hurts
- How women can tell if they’re headed for a heart attack
- Don’t worry your pretty little head over your health care decisions
- ChronicBabe: living a kick-ass life despite chronic illness
- In praise of solitude after a heart attack
- Denial and its deadly role in surviving a heart attack
- How we adapt after a heart attack depends on what we believe the diagnosis means
- If you get ill, will you follow these “Medicine Sick Day Rules”?
- Does your hospital have a Women’s Heart Clinic yet? If not, why not?
- Do NOT drive yourself to the E.R. in mid-heart attack!
- 85% of hospital admissions for chest pain are NOT heart attack
- How these doctors have saved thousands of women
- “Can’t go to my support group meeting because my husband’s expecting dinner”
- Cathy’s stroke: “Nobody asked about my husband”
- 16 minutes that will change how you look at the “soul-crushing reality of healthcare”
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