Tag: Heart disease

Running on Borrowed Life by Marie Kofod Svensson

Marie Kofod Svensson , April 12th, 2021


On a cold January afternoon in 2018, 18-year-old Sara locates me in the crowd at the train station. Together we take the bus to her home in a…


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Chronic living against all odds in Honduras by Nancy Worthington

Nancy Worthington , April 12th, 2021


Yesenia was born with congenital heart disease in 2000, a time in Honduras when heart defects meant certain, if not sudden, death for most children. Owing to surgical…


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David S. Jones’s “Broken Hearts: The Tangled History of Cardiac Care” by Jennifer Fraser

Jennifer Fraser , December 5th, 2016


Broken Hearts: The Tangled History of Cardiac Care by David S. Jones The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013, 336 pages.   My first encounter with David S. Jones’ Broken…


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