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For Heart Attack Survivors, Emotional Well-Being Vital to Recovery

For Heart Attack Survivors, Emotional Well-Being Vital to Recovery SEATTLE – The physical recovery after a heart attack can be grueling, but a person's emotional and mental recovery can be just as intense – and in some cases, even more trying. About four years ago, Sara Hoffman was on a flight from Seattle to Mexico for her wedding when she suffered a heart attack known as a "widow maker" because of its poor survival rate. Hoffman was only 37 at the time, and living a healthy lifestyle she thought would shield her from a genetic disposition toward heart disease. ...(Read More)
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