There's a bond among heart patients, according to Ed McGuire. But those who participate in Taylor Regional Hospital's cardiac rehabilitation program and others like it have more in common than heart ailments. They have survival.
"There seems to be a tendency for the victims to become morose, to become pessimistic and feel sorry for themselves," McGuire said. "What rehab does, they take you out there and they walk you through [various exercises]. They push you just a little bit more each time and that builds your confidence. That is what gets you over the hump.
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