LISTEN (22 MINUTES) “Heart failure,” happens when the heart can’t pump properly. Usually, it’s a disease of old age. But Collin Johnston was in his 20s when he was diagnosed with heart failure. To save his life, Collin got a try at a heart transplant, but snow got in the way. Over time, snow became part of teaching him about how to take each day as it comes. From KGNU Producer Shelley Schlender.
Health Followup: Naturopathic Physician Steve Parcell talks with KGNU News Director Maeve Conran about heart failure, symptoms, and medical tests to identify it early, which can be especially important for young athletes or older athletes who may have hidden heart failure. LISTEN (5 Minutes)