May 1st, 2013

Linex among survivors raising awareness, funds for SCAD research

By Logan Lafferty

Originally brought together virtually through social media, Chicago-area survivors of a severe form of heart attack that often strikes healthy young women are gathering in Naperville, Ill. on May 4 to raise awareness and research funds for spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)…Corsicana’s Tanya Linex, who survived a heart attack Dec. 17 and had open-heart, double-bypass surgery Dec. 18, will attend…The lead researchers of the Mayo Clinic SCAD studies, cardiologists Sharonne Hayes, MD, and Marysia Tweet, MD, will join the SCAD walk and present an update on the research at a luncheon following the walk/fun run.

Additional coverage: Chicago Tribune Mount Prospect

 

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Tags: Cardiology, Corsicana, Corsicana Daily Sun, Dr. Marysia Tweet, Dr. Sharonne Hayes, Finanical, heart attack, Research, SCAD, Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection

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