Bill Vinovich

Bill Vinovich isn't a man easily brought down. He's an NFL referee. That takes extraordinary toughness, fitness and will. It also takes great passion. So it was devastating in 2007 when Bill suffered a life-threatening heart condition.

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Matthew's Story

Matthew Esposito, 79, has been coming to the Transitional Care Center at Yale New Haven Hospital for the past two years. He receives diuretics to reduce fluid buildup caused by congestive heart failure.

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Lafayne's Story

Bank teller Lafayne Drummand was 28 when she was diagnosed with a congenital heart condition. She now receives lifelong monitoring from a joint program between YNHH, Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale School of Medicine.

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