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Technology changing landscape of heart health

In 2006, Bill Townsend was at the gym on the exercise bike when he first noticed something was wrong.

“I started feeling a little bit of chest pains. It felt like minor heart burn,” Townsend recalled. “It surprised me a lot.”

Townsend went to his doctor to get checked out, only to find out that at 54-years-old, he had become a victim of the number one killer of Americans, heart disease.

He had to undergo cardiac catheterization to remove the blockage in his heart.