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This issue of @UW Health offers information and resources to help you and your family maintain a health lifestyle, no matter your age.


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Myths of the Heart: The Facts About Heart Disease




Knowing the truth about heart disease can save your life. UW Health cardiologists reveal the facts behind five common myths about heart disease and what you need to know to stay healthy.


Read more and watch videos for heart-healthy grocery shopping tips

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Free and Clear: A Young Woman's Struggle with Ulcerative Colitis






At 17, Katie Hopwood was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. This debilitating condition left her unable to even stand for any length of time until a procedure at UW Hospital changed her life.


Read more and watch Katie's video story

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Fab 5: One Remarkable Week, Five Heart Transplants

This past April, in the middle of Donate Life Month, surgeons with the UW Transplant Program did something they've never done before: They performed five heart transplants in a single week.


Read more and watch video stories of other remarkable heart transplant patients



































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