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Kyle Beery

06/03/2015 | Heart & Vascular

When it comes to close family and friends, 22-year-old Butler University senior Kyle Beery hit a trifecta. His family—parents Don and Patti, siblings Clayton, Katie and Karley—call Saugatuck, Michigan home, where they have a network of close friends among the tight-knit resort communities…

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Derek Maish

01/27/2015 | Heart & Vascular

As a husband, father and musician, 38-year-old Derek Maish of Lafayette, Indiana, considers himself blessed. He’s following his heart and turning his love for music into a regular gig as a drummer with the modern country band, The Levi Riggs Band. Among his biggest fans are his wife, Robyn, and…

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Adam Schrader

01/07/2015 | Heart & Vascular

Adam Schrader knows how to push himself, despite living with a heart condition and the limitations that go with it. The 35-year-old Columbia City, Indiana, resident says he’s always been a man of action who wants to live life. “I’ve always pushed myself to be as normal as possible,”…

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Mike & Whitney

01/01/2015 | Heart & Vascular

Meet Mike and his daughter Whitney. When Whitney heard about the heart scans during her nursing program, she had no idea that her actions would lead to saving her dad's life. Hear their story, and find out why you should get a $49 heart scan.

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Ron Huff

01/01/2015 | Heart & Vascular

Ron Huff, an active family man and Master Trooper with the Indiana State Police, had no prior symptoms before his heart attack. He shares his story, and his advice to anyone who may suffer from a similar experience.

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Flo Bear

12/06/2014 | Heart & Vascular

Flo Bear, a 36-year-old, stay-at-home mom from Fort Wayne, Ind., doesn’t have to look further than her 2½-year-old daughter Georgia for a reason to be thankful for good doctors and modern medicine. Although she was born healthy, Georgia was seven weeks early and had to spend the first 30…

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Derrick Nelson

08/11/2014 | Heart & Vascular

If Derrick Nelson ever had to pick a lucky number, he’d likely have to go with a trio—11-12-13. The numbers mark the date the 22-year-old’s life took a sharp, life-saving turn when he underwent a heart transplant. “I will never forget that date,” says Derrick. It was a new…

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07/01/2014 | Heart & Vascular

Learn more about Nate’s story and how the Echoes for Athletes program at Indiana University Health identified his heart problem.

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Steve Jensen

06/05/2014 | Heart & Vascular

It’s tough to catch 42-year-old Steve Jensen off guard. After unexpectedly waking up in a hospital bed two times—once after a motorcycle accident and once after life-saving heart surgery—there’s not much that will throw him off. “Waking up in a hospital bed isn’t foreign…

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Carol Hill

05/21/2014 | Heart & Vascular

Carol Hill knows all too well that no matter how bad your day seems to be going, it can always be worse; the 58-year-old Indianapolis resident points to a day in October 2012 as proof. Despite taking a few days off work and going to the doctor, she returned to work, still not feeling well. She was under…

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