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HEART Mates Connection
Visiting and vacationing are a natural way of life for us mobile Americans: jumping into the car, heading away for the weekend -- to a cabin, the shore, the mountains, the kids' house to see the grandkids' newest feats.
Yet, once heart disease enters the picture, what was normal feels monumental. Vacation times, once eagerly anticipated and planned for, are fraught with fears and concerns. For most heart patients and heartmates, there are no restrictions placed on travel once early months of recovery are past. Doctors haven't limited travel, but many heartmates feel the danger of travel, the anxiety of uncertainty:
* "I'm too …