Jim Slevin with cardiologist, Steven Pollock, MD and Stewart Finney, chief of cardiac surgery thumbnailA Change of Heart

Retired insurance executive Jim Slevin will never forget his new doctor's first words to him when they met: "You're done. You've had your last drink or you're dead." And so began Jim's relationship with UM St. Joseph cardiologist, Steven Pollock, MD, a bond that ultimately saved his life. Read the full story – A Change of Heart.

Chris Tremblay thumbnail It Takes a Team

"I believe that I have been blessed with a beautiful family and have so much to live for, including a job I love, working with the best people in the world. And yet, I came close to losing it all." Read the full story – It Takes a Team.

Carol Caballero and cardiac surgeon, Rawn Salenger, MD thumbnail Young At Heart

If you were to picture the person least likely to have a heart attack, Carol Caballero, a 53-year-old wife and mother of two boys, is who you would see. A slender woman who never misses her three-mile morning walk, makes healthy food choices and has no history of cardiac issues. But, in February 2016, a persistent tightness in her chest on her morning walks could not be ignored. Read the full story – Young At Heart.

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