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Also by Dick Cheney:

Exceptional, September 2015
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Heart, November 2013
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In My Time, September 2011
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Heart
Dick Cheney

An American Medical Odyssey

Scribner
November 2013
On Sale: October 22, 2013
352 pages
ISBN: 147672539X
EAN: 9781476725390
Kindle: B00BSBR6Y8
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Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his longtime cardiologist, Dr. Jonathan Reiner, share the story of Cheney’s thirty-five-year battle with heart disease—providing insight into the incredible medical breakthroughs that have changed cardiac care over the last four decades.

For almost as long as he served at the highest levels of government and business, Dick Cheney has been one of the most well known cardiac patients in the world. When he suffered his first heart attack in 1978, Cheney received essentially the same treatment as President Eisenhower did after his heart attack in 1955. Since then, coronary care has undergone revolutionary changes. The story of these changes is told through the chronicle of Cheney’s own heart disease and the treatments he received.

In Heart, for the first time ever, Dick Cheney shares the very personal story of his health struggles. Heart traces the history of cardiology over the past forty years through the alternating narratives of Cheney and his longtime cardiologist Dr. Jonathan Reiner. In their voices, readers will learn about Cheney’s personal experiences, get a glimpse into the all-important doctor-patient relationship, and learn about the cutting-edge science that has radically changed the way we think about and treat the disease. By revealing the intimate details behind his five heart attacks and most recently, his heart transplant, Cheney offers hope to the millions struggling with cardiovascular disease around the world.

Media Buzz

PBS News Hour - November 12, 2013
The O\'Reilly Factor - October 28, 2013
Dr. Oz - October 23, 2013
Today - October 21, 2013
CBS This Morning - October 21, 2013
Good Morning America - October 21, 2013
60 Minutes - October 20, 2013

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