American Heart Association

Her name is Faith, and research helped fix her heart and her mom’s

Her name is Faith, and she’s alive today thanks to all sorts of groundbreaking research.

The innovations that enabled doctors to detect and treat the heart problems she was born with are one thing.  Then there are the additional breakthroughs that helped her mom, Keyota Cole, overcome her series of […]

December 22nd, 2014|Categories: Health|Tags: , |Comments Off on Her name is Faith, and research helped fix her heart and her mom’s

STORIES FROM THE HEART: Like mother, like daughter – emotionally strong duo battle rare forms of heart disease

Keyota Cole was born with a hole in her heart and an abnormal valve. At 18 months old, she had her first open-heart surgery.

Keyota underwent a second heart surgery at age 5. Then as a teenager and young adult, she had additional procedures, including valve replacement surgery and the […]