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Published in CenterView on February 10, 2014

Red, heart health blanket Medical Center

Brandon Henderson of Jackson, a heart surgery patient, receives a blanket from members of his heart-care team, from left, Jenny Humphries, social worker, Katie Rattray, nurse practitioner, Dr. Alan Simeone, cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Robert Craig Long, transplant cardiologist, and Brennett Brown, transplant coordinator. nurse, Feb. 7 as part of the “National Wear Red Day” campaign to promote heart disease awareness. Henderson recently received an implant known as a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), a mechanical pump that helps a weakened heart pump blood throughout the body.