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.