This weekend in Philadelphia, PA doctors from around the globe will gather at the American Heart Association’s annual Scientific Sessions. The three-day conference attracts Nobel laureates, world renown researchers and healthcare providers to shape the future of cardiovascular science and medicine. Two researchers from New York City are among those whose work is expected to
Jennifer Lapidus, 31, admits that as a young woman her heart health was never a top priority. That changed in 2013 when she lost her father, David, to a sudden fatal heart attack caused by undetected heart disease. “Losing my dad to a heart attack definitely influenced me to make lifestyle changes and to think
New York City Stroke Survivors Celebrate World Stroke Day Stefanie Cohen, 32, and Pierre George Bonnefil, 61, are a generation apart but they have a lot in common. They both live in New York City, they both have rewarding careers, and most importantly, they are both stroke survivors who credit their significant other for saving
Ira Goodman woke up in the middle of the night drenched with sweat. His head pounded like nothing he’d experienced in all his 31 years. The room spun and he felt extremely nauseous. He’d eaten an enchilada the night before, so he figured these were symptoms of food poisoning. He stumbled to the bathroom, vomited
Ira Goodman with his father Marc.