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Getting well, staying well

No matter how lucky or careful a person is, it is practically impossible to spend all one’s days without illness. When confronted with a life-changing health condition, there are many important ways one can take charge and manage it effectively. In this series, we take a close look at the things you should know in order to be the best custodian of your own wellness.

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Heart Health

World's Smallest Pacemaker Now Offered at Mercy General Hospital

Patricia Chaney / DECEMBER 11, 2017

Every year in the United States, doctors implant about 200,000 pacemakers. Most often, they are used to treat people with a condition called bradycardia, a type of arrhythmia in which the heart beats too slowly.

Posted in Heart Health