Bret Michaels' Stroke Tied to Hole in Heart

Rocker and reality TV star Bret Michaels has a hole in his heart, a condition also known as patent foramen ovale, tests revealed this week -- and cardiologists say it's a condition he has in common with about 20 percent of the adult population. Patent foramen ovale, or PFO, occurs when a small hole that helps circulate blood to the unborn fetus doesn't close after birth. Doctors say a PFO rarely causes any symptoms and doesn't impact the functioning of the heart. There are also no genetic...Full Story
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