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Mayo Clinic Task Force Challenges Some Recommendations In Updated Cholesterol Treatment Guideline

Traci Klein, Mayo Clinic A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) in 2013. The task...

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2014-08-14 08:21:08

50-Days, 5,000 Cars & Outreach Events in Washington DC, Baltimore & Richmond FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheehy Auto Stores, Inc. raised $150,000 to benefit the American Heart Association, while exceeding its goal of selling 5,000 automobiles in 50 days as part of the company's annual Sheehy 5000 sales event. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/136110 "Our annual Sheehy 5000 event is unique in the industry, combining the biggest sales event in the...

2014-08-13 23:11:13

EMC has expanded its AED sales and AED program management services to Indiana, including Indianapolis, Bloomington, Fort Wayne, and surrounding areas. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 EMC CPR & Safety Training, a leading provider of safety training, is pleased to announce the expansion of its services to Indiana. Owing to popular demand, EMC is now offering CPR, AED, and First Aid training to customers in Indianapolis, Bloomington, and Fort Wayne. In addition, EMC is offering AED...

2014-08-13 23:10:01

Well-known San Diego Plumber Preparing for 2014 American Heart Association Heart Walk W/ Company Fundraiser San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The Bill Howe Family of Companies has been a part of the local community since 1980. Beginning with just one plumber offering simple drain cleanings in Pacific Beach, they have added additional divisions in restoration & flood, heating & air as well as growing into one of the premier San Diego plumbers. Part of their success has been an...

2014-08-11 12:27:28

Seeking new technology to reduce cardiovascular disease and stroke CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 The American Heart Association today announced the launch of its first Chicago Open Innovation Challenge, a crowdsourced, crowdfunded and judged competition to uncover new innovative tools to prevent or manage heart disease and stroke. The top three finalists will receive grants from the American Heart Association totaling $25,000 and a chance to present at the Heart Innovation Forum in Chicago...

2014-08-09 23:03:02

On Tuesday, July 15th, Duke Realty kicked off its Wellness Initiative, starting with a presentation on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in association with the Disque Foundation. Rosemont, IL (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 On Tuesday, July 15th, Duke Realty kicked off its Wellness Initiative, starting with a presentation on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in association with the Disque Foundation. Chris Peters, a registered nurse with...

2014-08-06 23:11:24

EMC is pleased to offer AEDs, AED program management, and CPR/AED training to customers throughout the State of Nevada. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 EMC CPR & Safety Training, LLC is pleased to announce the expansion of its current services to Nevada. Based in New York City, EMC will now be offering safety training, AED sales distribution, and AED medical oversight/program management to organizations in Las Vegas, Reno, Paradise, Henderson, Carson City, and surrounding areas....

2014-08-06 23:10:08

Treatment for STEMI heart attacks is crucial for the overall quality care provided by hospitals in New Orleans. As a leader in this field, West Jefferson Medical Center has been awarded American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award. (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 West Jefferson Medical Center’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) is the only recipient of the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award out of all hospitals in New Orleans. The...

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2014-07-31 04:00:24

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Going to the hospital for a heart attack during evenings, weekends and holidays increases your risk of dying 13 percent compared with people arriving during workday hours, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Every year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the most severe type of heart attack caused by a...

2014-07-30 08:28:21

National Children's Entertainment Center Raises Awareness and Funds through Active Kids = Healthy Hearts ATLANTA, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monkey Joe's, a children's entertainment franchise filled with indoor jumps, slides and obstacle courses, announces its continued national support of the American Heart Association, the largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke. During the month of August, participating Monkey Joe's locations will...

2014-07-23 23:06:59

Sarasota, Fla.-based FCCI Insurance Group is recognized by the American Heart Association as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite. Fit-Friendly Worksites take steps to decrease healthcare expenses while increasing employee wellness and productivity. Sarasota, Fla. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 FCCI Insurance Group has been again recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more. FCCI was also recognized as a...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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