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2013-09-06 12:25:31

Coating artery-opening stents with a new compound may someday eliminate a common side effect of the treatment, according to preliminary research in the American Heart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Stents are tiny mesh tubes that prop open clogged arteries so blood will flow freely to heart muscle, relieving chest pain and reducing the risk of heart attack. But implanting a stent damages the inner lining of the artery, triggering overgrowth of...

2013-09-05 23:27:56

American Heart Association BLS, CPR & First-aid Training Classes now offered in Livermore, San Ramon, Hayward, and Dublin Dublin, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Safety Training Seminars provides American Heart Association CPR, BLS, and first-aid certification training courses throughout the Bay Area. Currently there are offices in San Francisco, Concord, Novato, Berkeley, Redwood City, & San Jose. The new location will be centrally located at the intersections of Highway 580 and...

2013-09-04 08:11:50

American Heart Association Journal Report Heart failure patients and others who need implanted cardiac devices to help their heart beat regularly may benefit from a new technology to guide their implantation procedure. It uses electromagnets, which work like a GPS tracking system, instead of radiation-based imaging, researchers reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology. Electromagnetic tracking technology was used successfully to...

2013-08-26 23:25:10

NHCPS has updated their practice tests for customers to prepare for official certification or re-certification online exams. (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 National Healthcare Provider Solutions (NHCPS) has recently released an array of updated practice tests for customers to take in preparation for official certification or re-certification online exams. Located on the NHCPS website, each free practice test consists of 10 multiple-choice questions that are derived directly from their ACLS, BLS,...

2013-08-07 23:20:26

Fit Body Boot Camp in Santa Rosa held a successful weight loss campaign and celebrates their 1,000 lb. Meltdown Challenge by donating 100% of the proceeds to the non-profit organization, American Heart Association. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Fit Body Boot Camp in Santa Rosa is excited to announce the success of its 1,000lb. Meltdown Challenge by donating 100% of the proceeds collected to the American Heart Association. Raising a grand total of $940 for the AHA and melting...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.