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Fathers do so many different things for us including helping to protect us and keep us safe.  So, there is no better time than Father’s Day to give back that heartfelt protection to all the wonderful men in our lives. Most people do not realize that nearly half of adult men in the U.S. have…

Studies show that men are twice as likely to have a heart attack than women.  Studies also show men to be less likely to seek healthcare assistance than women. This is likely a result of a socially outdated mindset that going to the doctor exhibits weakness, but regardless it is important that men recognize that…

We all love it!  For some it is a year-round pleasure and for others it is a seasonal luxury we start to enjoy soon after the long cold winters have ended – either way, we can’t wait to fire up that grill! As we do, however, we should be mindful and try not to overindulge…

With the recent passing of Cecil who has now became the oldest organ donor in the United States at 95, our deepest sympathies to his family for their loss. But we celebrate that, even at 95 years of age, Cecil has given another the gift of life. While as always we have strong feelings as…

Did you know that the No. 4 cause of death for women each year is a stroke?  And did you realize strokes kill more women than men every year? One in 5 women will have a stroke. About 55,000 more women than men have a stroke each year in the US. Stroke is the No….

There seems to be a day dedicated for almost anything and everything these days.  Some may even be considered silly by most, but there are many days dedicated to an awareness to help us take a step back from our hectic lives by reminding us to unwind and enjoy for better health. On April 23rd,…

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women globally.  There is an even larger increase in cardiovascular deaths in younger individuals over the last decade.  Sadly, 1 in 5 heart attack survivors are under the age of 40.  An age group that is considered “very young.” While several factors could contribute to…

Move More Month was established by the American Heart Association and aims to encourage all Americans to take part in more physical activity and to strive to do so on a regular basis as part of our daily routines.  Formally known as National Walking Day it was officially changed to “Move More Month” in order…

It’s April 1st otherwise known as “April Fool’s Day”. Many will take part in pulling off their best planned jokes and pranks on their unaware friends, family, and co-workers.  May this day bring you some extra laughter, and remind us that life without fun is incomplete. As we spend this day full of pranks and…

Check out this recent podcast about the Bioprinting of Functional Organs featuring BIOLIFE4D’s CEO-Steven Morris who discusses bioengineering human hearts and other organs for future organ transplants, what are some of the social impacts associated with this technology, and what the future holds with regards to this technology.               …

Build a Heart. Save a life.

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