Doctors are experimenting with a new tiny pacemaker that can be implanted without surgery.
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.
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.
A teenager who had a heart attack during gym class was recovering Wednesday night after his teacher helped save his life.
The 89-year-old Brubeck’s next concert is scheduled for November 19.