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Spreading the Word About Heart Disease in Women 

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Just 35 when she was diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy, Zuleyma Santos is now awaiting a heart transplant. Read more about how a mechanical pump implanted by Keck Hospital of USC doctors has given her a new lease on life while she spreads the word about heart disease as the leading killer of women.