By Adam Pick on December 22, 2008
With the recession lingering, I’m doing my best to save, save, save money this holiday season.
By Adam Pick on December 21, 2008
It’s almost impossible to think that exactly three years ago today…
By Adam Pick on December 16, 2008
Last week, Robyn (my pregnant wife) and I experienced something incredible…
By Adam Pick on December 8, 2008
Earlier today, I received an email from Geraldine that reads, “Adam – I can’t believe it. Your book has already arrived. I ordered it just yesterday. Thanks so much for the quick delivery. I can’t wait to read it as my aortic valve will be replaced next Tuesday. By the way, who handles the distribution of your book?”
By Adam Pick on November 26, 2008
There is no doubt in my mind… Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.
By Adam Pick on November 21, 2008
By Adam Pick on November 12, 2008
I was just reading the New York Times when I came across a very positive story about elderly heart surgery patients.
By Adam Pick on November 11, 2008
It’s time for another “True or False” quiz… That said, is the following statement true or false?
By Adam Pick on November 8, 2008
The older I get… The more I realize there are no short-cuts in the game of life. Whether it deals with money or weight loss, the “sure thing” is seldom a sure thing.
By Adam Pick on November 5, 2008
If you’re a long-time subscriber to this blog, you know that I stick to the fundamentals here. I research and write about heart valve surgery in this blog to help patients and their caregivers. Of the 1,453 pages of information on this website, only 2 pages have strayed from this topic.
By Adam Pick on October 6, 2008
I was just reading a rather frightening article about women, cardiologists and heart disease at the Dayton Daily News.
By Adam Pick on September 30, 2008
Since launching this website and publishing my book, I have been incredibly lucky to meet and become very friendly with many, many, many heart valve repair and heart valve replacement patients and caregivers around the world. Needless to say, I am blessed to know you. And, I consider all of you a part of my family.
By Adam Pick on September 16, 2008
I’ve learned that laughter is one of the best forms of medicine relative to heart surgery. With that noted, I offer you a truly tasteless but quite funny heart surgery cartoon:
By Adam Pick on September 10, 2008
I really appreciate patients that actively prepare their caregivers and their support group for heart surgery.
By Adam Pick on August 18, 2008
Ready to take a guess? Here’s the question:
By Adam Pick on August 5, 2008
By Adam Pick on August 2, 2008
By Adam Pick on July 29, 2008
Even though the cartoon (below) got me to chuckle, I really thought to myself, “These are EXACTLY the type of heart surgeons patients should avoid!”
By Adam Pick on July 29, 2008
By Adam Pick on July 17, 2008
I get several patient questions about the heart-lung machine. Here’s a quick video with Dr. Oz that describes how the heart-lung machine works.