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Woman With Half A Heart (Literally!) Gives Birth To A Healthy Baby Boy! It's Pretty Much A Miracle!

Shanelle Ragin overcame some major obstacles to become a mother!

Wow! Talk about defying the odds!

Shanelle Ragin was born with only one ventricle in her heart, making it extremely difficult for blood to be pumped through her body normally, and despite multiple operations she has had to deal with medical complications throughout her whole life.

So when the Maryland native became pregnant with her first child, doctors immediately feared for not only her baby's life, but hers as well! Dr. Anitha John from Children's National Health System explained:

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Arnold Schwarzenegger's Mentor And Fitness Icon Joe Weider Has Passed Away

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Well, this is incredibly sad news.

Joe Weider, the fitness icon largely responsible for discovering and mentoring Arnold Schwarzenegger during his years as a teen bodybuilder, passed away from heart failure yesterday afternoon.

He was 93 years old.

In a statement, the actor and former Governator said of the man behind Muscle & Fitness, Flex, Shape and Men's Fitness:

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Heart Failure And Cancer Can't Stop Woman From Finishing Marathon!!

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So INSPIRING!!

At 50 years old, the unthinkable has happened to Toni Wild more often than not.

Here are just a few of the things that she's had to go through: surviving breast cancer twist, the loss of her husband in a car accident, and heart failure because of the chemo.

Now, she's completed a marathon

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Stem Cell Treatment Radically Reduces Risk Of Heart Failure

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Awesome news!

A study on a new stem cell heart failure treatment presented at an American Heart Association meeting may be "the biggest thing in heart failure in 10 years.”

Revascor, paired with standard treatment, can reduce the risk of a patient's heart failure occurrences by as much as 80%!

Heart failure is a long-term chronic condition that prevents the organ from effectively pumping blood.

While the experimental drug — developed by an Australian pharmaceutical company Mesoblast Ltd. — won't hit the market until at least 2015, research has found the therapy was safe and well-tolerated at all doses.

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Mattel Co-Founder/Husband Of 'Barbie' Creator Passes Away

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Sad.

95-year-old co-founder of Mattel toy company Elliot Handler passed away last night from heart failure.

Handler's wife Ruth created Barbie back in the 1950s, and the doll was named after the couples' daughter Barbara.

Our thoughts go out to Elliot's family, friends, and loved ones during this difficult time.

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