June 18th, 2012

Heart Attack Survivor Says An iPad Helped Save His Life

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Technology may be what the doctor orders during a medical crisis after a Rochester man credited an iPad with helping to save his life. Forty-eight-year-old Andy McMonigle, a Mayo Clinic rehab nurse, was exercising at the Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, the Mayo Clinic’s fitness center for employees, when he felt severe pain in his arm. His training and medical history told him it was the beginnings of a heart attack. He had a stent put in four years ago after a similar attack.

Additional coverage: TUAW

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Tags: Andy McMonigle, Cardiology, Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center, iPad, Nursing, Technology

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