Heather was diagnosed with congestive heart failure and cardiomyopathy and had a defibrillator put in to help manage her condition, but the device horribly malfunctioned.
Heather joins The Doctors to talk about her traumatic experience surviving a faulty defibrillator.
Susan Koeppen, a mother of three and a television news anchor in Pittsburgh, went for a run with some friends one Sunday morning. After two miles, she started having difficulty breathing and collapsed. When her friend caught up to her, she was...
When experiencing cardiac arrest, the chance of survival decreases by ten percent with every passing minute, but knowing CPR and how to operate a portable defibrillator (AED) can save a life.
Witness a first for daytime TV; a mother-to-be delivers her first child by c-section live on The Doctors! Plus, learn your first line of defense against America’s number one killer, and what you need to know before your first time going under the knife.
E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork and CNN's chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, demonstrate how a defibrillator can save your life.
With the medical breakthroughs of the 21st century, the final frontier may be the human body. See advances like robotic doctors, virtual surgeries, space-age pods, spot-on genetic testing and wearable defibrillators.
With the medical breakthroughs of 21st century, the final frontier may be the human body. See advances like robotic doctors, virtual surgeries, space-age pods, razor-sharp genetic testing and wearable defibrillators.