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This Device Saved ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ’s Life. What Is TAVR?

This Device Saved ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ’s Life. What Is TAVR?

Heart patient Leslie Frates, right, appears with "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek during the taping of the "Battle of the Decades" tournament in 2014. “I don’t know if I’m the only 'Jeopardy!' champion with a TAVR, but I’m one of the only ones," she says. By Catlin...

Black History Month: Lived Experience Drives Commitment

Black History Month: Lived Experience Drives Commitment

By Tosan O. Boyo, president, Sutter Health Greater East Bay Market In honor of Black History Month, Vitals editors are pleased to share a series of blog posts by Tosan O. Boyo, president of Sutter Health’s Greater East Bay Market, in which he interviews Black...

Couple Establish Endowed Chair for Cardiology Research

Couple Establish Endowed Chair for Cardiology Research

By Kathy Engle and Ashley Boarman, Vitals contributors Napa residents Jim and Carol White have pledged $5 million to advance cardiology care at Sutter Health. While the couple are dedicated to improving healthcare overall, according to Jim, the gift also carries a...

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