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2014-05-09 16:24:25

At Heart Rhythm 2014, panel of experts from three prominent medical groups share recommendations for patient populations not well represented in current guidelines SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released Expert Consensus Statement on the Use of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Therapy in Patients Who Are Not Included or Not Well Represented in Clinical Trials...

Diet Rich In Fruits And Vegetables Could Cut Risk Of Stroke Worldwide
2014-05-09 09:22:38

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new meta-analysis of 20 studies published over the past 19 years has helped researchers form the conclusion that eating more fruits and vegetables could reduce the worldwide risk of stroke. The combined studies involved more than 760,000 men and women who had 16,981 strokes. Publishing the study results in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke, the researchers found that global stroke risk decreased by 32 percent...

2014-05-08 23:15:25

ACLS Medical Training, the Internet’s fastest growing provider of ACLS, PALS, and BLS certification, applauds the heroic efforts of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber by offering free BLS training. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 ACLS Medical Training applauds the heroic, lifesaving efforts of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, who performed bystander CPR on a stranger in Portland this week. Gov. Kitzhaber’s showed that knowing CPR and acting when needed can make a difference. To honor...

2014-05-06 15:03:38

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Maintaining or boosting your physical activity after age 65 can improve your heart's electrical well-being and lower your risk of heart attack, according to a study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In heart monitor recordings taken over five years, researchers found that people who walked more and faster and had more physically active leisure time had fewer irregular heart rhythms and greater heart rate...

2014-05-05 12:21:50

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VOXX International Corporation (Nasdaq: VOXX) is proud to announce that its two Long Island corporate campuses have been designated as Gold Fit-Friendly for the second year in a row by the American Heart Association. This prestigious award recognizes companies that are committed to a culture of wellness by providing programs in support of employee health. "There is no greater benefit we can offer our employees than helping them live...

2014-05-01 23:10:09

‘Love Your Heart’ Campaign Resonates with Consumers Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Jewelry Television® (JTV) and more than 14,000 of its customers raised over $100,000 in support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red For Women® movement. JTV designated February “Love Your Heart” month and launched a multimedia campaign to educate the public about heart disease and empower them with ways to live a heart healthy lifestyle. Currently in its third year,...

2014-05-01 23:07:58

Contributing to the auction, Starbase Jet donated a round trip from Dallas to Seven Canyons resort in Sedona, Arizona, on a six passenger Citation CJ2 private jet. The package includes a 3-day stay in a beautiful French-style Villa among 200 stunning acres of limitless outdoor activities, a premier golf package, and the ultimate in relaxation and spa services. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Starbase Jet, a leading private jet services provider, was the proud sponsor in-kind of the Côtes du...

2014-05-01 12:28:30

"Purple Rain" actress Apollonia to host VIP Reception, kick off concert MINNEAPOLIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 3rd annual "Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! Bobby Z & Friends" will return to the stage at First Avenue, in Minneapolis, on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale May 9. Robert Rivkin, better known as Bobby Z the former drummer for Prince & The Revolution and Purple Rain-fame, and his organization, My Purple Heart, will again partner with...

2014-05-01 10:06:03

Study Highlights: -Children who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital are more likely to survive with good brain function if emergency dispatchers give bystanders CPR instruction. -CPR with chest compressions and breaths led to more favorable neurological outcomes in kids. Children who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital are more likely to survive and have good brain function if dispatchers instruct bystanders on CPR, according to a large Japanese study published in Journal...

2014-05-01 00:21:38

Knowing these two things may save a life from stroke DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During American Stroke Month in May, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association asks all Americans to learn two things that may save a life. To view multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7193851-american-stroke-association-may-stroke-month http://www.multivu.com/assets/7193851/photos/7193851-asm-fast-billboard-9x5-md.jpg?1398391287 1....


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