STORIES FROM THE HEART: ‘Broken heart syndrome’ is real, as this librarian learned the hard way

The chest pains began during a board meeting for the public library Cheryl Lawson oversaw.

Indigestion, she thought. She walked around a bit, trying to ignore it, until a reminder came in the form of a slamming pain that shot up her chest and into her neck.

Cheryl stayed in the […]

STORIES FROM THE HEART: Social worker worried about her health, not her healthcare coverage

Elise Beaulieu was a little annoyed as she left work following a conversation with a co-worker. She felt a little tired and a little strange, and her neck felt oddly tight.

As she walked a quarter-mile to her car in the parking garage, she debated going to the hospital to […]

Go Red For Women, Variety honor Elizabeth Banks

Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth Banks, who directs and stars in the Go Red For Women short film “Just a Little Heart Attack,” is being honored at the Variety Power of Women Awards today in Beverly Hills.  The annual luncheon honors philanthropic women for their humanitarian efforts that have made a significant difference in their chosen causes.

“Just […]