Mary Knudson, Health Journalist

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December 10th, 2010

Heart Failure Death Statistics: Don’t Believe What You Read on the Internet

Well-known science journalist Mary Knudson is the author of HeartSense, a blog about heart failure, from which the following post is taken. In this post, she takes issue with the grim and outdated prognosis data presented to the public by a prominent heart failure website. In its website section on heart failure facts, the Heart Failure Society of America […]


November 11th, 2010

Heart Failure: A Scary Name That Doesn’t Make Sense

Well-known science journalist Mary Knudson is the author of HeartSense, a blog about heart failure, from which the following post is taken. In this post, she questions the aptness of the designation “heart failure.” For the last week, I have been mulling over the term heart failure, questioning how the collective conditions that bear this label ever got such a name, […]


November 3rd, 2010

My Journey with Heart Failure

Well-known science journalist Mary Knudson is the author of HeartSense, a blog about heart failure, from which the following post is taken. In this post, she describes her journey as a heart failure patient from bewildered dismay to self-empowerment; in an upcoming post, she questions the aptness of the designation “heart failure.”   I got to […]