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COVID-19 Pandemic Linked to Spike in Cases of Broken Heart Syndrome

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The pandemic has impacted our lives in so many ways and it's led to a spike in cases of broken heart syndrome.

It's not what you might think. It's a life-threatening condition brought on by stress. A woman who survived it wants others to learn from her story.

Jessica Love, 35, is the picture of health and works at Saint Luke's Mid-America Heart Institute. Five years ago, she was here as a patient after a cardiac emergency.

"My heart stopped for seven minutes I believe. They did CPR and resuscitated me for ...