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2013-12-10 10:12:48

Three major types of smoking cessation therapies don't increase the risk of heart attack, stroke or heart-related death.

2013-11-26 23:02:56

Award demonstrates CarePoint Health - Hoboken University Medical Center's commitment to quality care for stroke patients. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) November 26,

2013-11-25 23:25:49

The award recognizes Raritan Bay Medical Center’s (RBMC) commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally

Preschoolers Learn Heart-Healthy Habits From Sesame Street
2013-11-20 09:07:00

Preschool-age children can learn heart-healthy eating habits, thanks in part to the long-running television program Sesame Street, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013 conference in Dallas on Monday.

2013-11-19 16:46:52

Sudden cardiac arrest isn't always so sudden.

AHA Controversy Statins Recommendations
2013-11-19 14:50:13

Last week, the American Heart Association ignited a controversy when they released a set of recommendations that suggested 33 million more Americans could benefit from cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins.

2013-11-19 12:10:08

For the first time, an antidote developed specifically for dabigatran successfully reversed the effects of the anti-clotting medication in healthy volunteers.

2013-11-19 12:09:02

U.S. hospitalizations and costs of care for atrial fibrillation nearly doubled from 1998 to 2010, according to research presented.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.