New tiny pacemaker can be implanted without surgery (Credit: CBS 2)

New Pacemaker Can Be Implanted Without Surgery

Doctors are experimenting with a new tiny pacemaker that can be implanted without surgery.


New non-surgical pacemaker device being tested in U.S. (credit: CBS 2)

Smaller, Non-Surgical Heart Pacemaker Being Tested For Use In U.S.

About 200,000 cardiac pacemakers are implanted every year in this country. Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital are the first in the U.S. to implant the new, experimental pacemaker that is smaller than a AAA battery.


Yale-New Haven Hospital (file / credit: Hospital Photo)

Connecticut Woman Sues Yale-New Haven Hospital After Falling From Table

Florence Fiedler went to Yale-New Haven Hospital for a routine procedure, but what happened was anything but routine, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.


Trevor Warner

N.J. Gym Teacher Saves Fallen Teen’s Life

A teenager who had a heart attack during gym class was recovering Wednesday night after his teacher helped save his life.


Dave Brubeck arrives at the Kennedy Center Honors at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - Washington, DC - Dec 6, 2009 - Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

Jazz Legend Dave Brubeck Has Pacemaker Surgery

The 89-year-old Brubeck’s next concert is scheduled for November 19.