Depression Among Heart Attack Survivors Can Be Deadly, Yet Is Often Ignored

(By Liz Szabo for Kaiser Health News)

Clyde Boyce has been hospitalized 14 times in the past four years.

Boyce, 61, survived two strokes and five operations to unblock arteries around his heart, including three procedures in which doctors propped open his blood vessels with stents. He takes 18 pills a day and gets injections every two weeks with a powerful drug to lower cholesterol. Continue reading article here…

Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

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