Journeys

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Jim

Angina

Jim survived a series of near-death experiences. He was pronounced dead after surgery 12 years ago, ...

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Jock

Angina

Jock’s story begins 14 years ago, when he thought he’d strained a muscle digging in the garden. ...

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Bryan

Heart attack

A severe heart attack 13 years ago left Bryan, a former NZ skating representative, with no quality ...

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Susan

Heart attack

Having lost both her father and elder sister to heart disease, Susan was first in denial about her ...

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Phil

Angina, Cardiac arrest

When Phil visited his GP after a nasty cold left him with residual chest pains, he never imagined ...

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Colin

Heart attack

An active man with a love of outdoor pursuits, Colin happened to be on a trek – up in the ...

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Mani

Heart attack

Osteoporosis has complicated Mani’s recovery after her heart attack and bypass surgery. Watch her ...

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Jennifer

Aortic aneurysm, Arrhythmia, Atrial fibrillation, Carer’s story, Heart failure, Heart valve problems

After more than 15 years of postponing surgery for his aortic stenosis and aortic aneurysm, ...

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Dennis

Heart attack

Dennis was not as shaken up by his heart attack as his ward mates, but for a long time afterwards he...

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Yvonne

Angina

Yvonne’s life was so full and contented that she was oblivious to any issues with her heart. Then ...

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Ruth

Heart valve problems, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

“Life can be good again,” says Ruth, a critical care nurse who learned about the far-reaching ...

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Te Aturangi

Cardiac arrest, Heart attack, Rheumatic fever and heart disease

After driving himself to hospital, Te Aturangi suffered both a heart attack and cardiac arrest. ...

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