Healthy Living: Back Into Rhythm

As many as six million Americans suffer from heart arrhythmia, a condition where the heart beats irregularly, or skips a beat.

It contributes to more than 130,000 deaths every year.

Today in Healthy Living, we take a look at a gentler option to put hearts back in sync.

The Johns Hopkins team envisions a pacemaker-like implantable device that would someday deliver the light pulse from within the body, when it senses the person’s heart is out of rhythm.

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