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Safety of herbal supplements: a guide for cardiologists.

Many patients use herbal supplements to treat chronic cardiovascular conditions and often combine herbal ingredients with cardiovascular medications.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Guarana, Supplement

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Boston Scientific Receives FDA Approval For Its Latest CRM Devices

Medical device maker Boston Scientific recently received FDA approval for its new advanced range of pacemakers and defibrillators.

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Related Topix: Boston Scientific, Medical Equipment, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration

ABS-CBN News

Why poor lifestyle choices can kill you

In an interview on dzMM's "Magandang Gabi Dok," cardiologist Dr. Erlyn Demere explained the different ways that can lead to heart disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Gawker

Cardiologist Sued by Strip Club Over $135,000 in Unpaid Bills

The Manhattan Supreme Court will hear the case of a strip club that claims a cardiologist owes $135,000 in bills for four very expensive visits.

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Related Topix: Medicine

MarketWatch

Should doctors care what treatments cost?

When a particularly effective medical treatment also turns out to be particularly expensive, it creates a quandary for the insurers and patients who foot the bill.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oncology, Hepatitis

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Health Beat: Freezing the heart to heal the heart

"Atrial fibrillation is a fast, irregular heart rhythm from the top chamber of the heart, and it affects about 15 percent of the population," said Dr. Jonathan Rosman , cardiologist, Delray Medical Center .

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Related Topix: Medicine

CJAD

Ginette Reno: I'll sing anthem again if doc okays it

Quebec vedette Ginette Reno says she'd be thrilled to perform the national anthem at another play-off game for her beloved Habs - but only if her cardiologist gives her the okay.

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Related Topix: Medicine

The Town Talk

Roach: Exercise-induced fast heart rate warrants cardiologist visit

Dear Dr. Roach: I am an 86-year-old male in good health. I take a 40-mg simvastatin and a 150-mcg levothyroxine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Zocor, Simvastatin (generic), Synthroid, Levothyroxine (generic), Fitness, Aerobics

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Applied Clinical Trials

Symposium Featuring CardioFocus HeartLight? Endoscopic Ablation...

It will highlight key findings and clinical results for achieving durable pulmonary vein isolation and optimizing long-term procedure efficacy.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fiji Times

Heart boost

Peter Koens, left, of the Rotary Australia World Community Service with the new $3million catheterisation scan machine at the CWM Hospital's CATH Lab.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Cape Gazette

'Baby Hal' visits southern Delaware

Baby Hal is a mechanical newborn simulator doll that has visited hospitals all over the Delmarva Peninsula, most recently to Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital for neonatal team training.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine

Forbes.com

Will Edwards Snatch Defeat From The Jaws Of Its Victory Over Medtronic?

On the heels of a sweeping victory in the courts over its rival Medtronic, Edwards Lifesciences is poised to dominate the TAVR market- the revolutionary new catheter technology that offers some patients with life-threatening aortic valve disease an alternative to chest-splitting surgery.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Business News

Sunherald.com

Cheney to visit Grand Rapids, talk heart problems

Cheney and cardiologist Jonathan Reiner on Monday plan to speak at a luncheon presented by Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation and the Economic Club of Grand Rapids.

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Related Topix: Dick Cheney, Medicine, Spectrum Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Meijer, Retail, Grocery, Kidney Cancer, Health

UnionLeader.com

Hudson heart disease survivor engages guests at NH Heart Ball

Anna O'Donnell, 13, of Hudson, shared her story of survival during the NH Heart Ball in Windham on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Hudson, NH, Windham, NH, Medicine

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Key genes linked to why pain perception varies among different people

A study using optogenetics, mice, and beams of light and heat provides the latest insights into future treatments for conditions with otherwise uncontrollable or unexplainable chronic pain.

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Instapundit.com

Bureaucrats Need to Be Kept in Fear, Because this is How they Act...

BUREAUCRATS NEED TO BE KEPT IN FEAR, BECAUSE THIS IS HOW THEY ACT WHEN THEY'RE UNAFRAID: Crushed by the bureaucrats: The brilliant cardiologist who turned whistleblower to save lives talks of his brutal 13-year persecution and why he believes NHS managers are destroying a great service.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

New Cayman Islands health facility admits first patient

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- Health City Cayman Islands has admitted its first patient who underwent a cardiac procedure on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Travel, Cayman Islands, World News, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Cayman Islands Travel, Medicine

Daily Mail

COMMENT: Painful truth about the ethos of the NHS

It's impossible not to be appalled by the hounding of whistleblower Dr Raj Mattu by ruthlessly bullying NHS managers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Nursing

Cape Gazette

Nanticoke Patient First in Delaware to Receive Treatment

Charles Grim of Seaford, Delaware is the first patient on the Delmarva Peninsula to have a coronary orbital atherectomy to clear severe calification in the arteries around his heart.

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Related Topix: Seaford, DE, Medicine

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Lansing man fitted with wi-fi device to track irregular heartbeat

A Lansing man is benefiting from a new technology that could both simplify and enhance outpatient care.

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Related Topix: Lansing, NY, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Medicine

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