The heart's natural pacemaker is an electrical timing device that controls the rate of the heart's muscular contractions, enabling the heart to pump blood under the wide range of demands encountered in daily life.
Everyone's heart speeds up or slows down under different conditions and may on occasion appear to flutter or miss a beat. These palpitations are usually...
When I was at my caregiving peak, with multiple elders who needed me plus two children - one with chronic health issues - there wasn't a... Read more »
Last March, I wrote about a Canadian study demonstrating that deep brain stimulation delivered by a device similar to a pacemaker can... Read more »
Another member of the Greatest Generation is gone. My mom, Betty Martin, died peacefully early Saturday morning. We all miss her, but... Read more »
Many women from my generation focused on building careers instead of a family through their 20s and 30s, and into their early 40s. At some... Read more »