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4 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York
An investigation reveals that some cardiologists route uninsured patients who have appointments to get stents put in through the Mount Sinai Hospital ER in order to make sure the procedure is paid for.
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6 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald
Dear Reader: A stent is a small metal cylinder that opens up a blockage in the arteries.
10 hrs ago | Townhall
How I pray we don't get so numb to the endless nightmarish stories of Obamacare that we become fatalistic and resigned to its continued existence.
13 hrs ago | Northwest Herald
Dr. Baby Than, a board-certified family medicine physician who received her doctorate of medicine from the Institute of Medicine in Myanmar, joins Centegra Physician Care-Huntley.
17 hrs ago | Surgical Products
Defibrillation, defibrillation, where is the defibrillator? We did a mistake while talking," said a cardiologist when a patient went into ventricular fibrillation during a live broadcast of a percutaneous coronary intervention at a meeting in Europe last year.
21 hrs ago | Great Falls Tribune
Medicine meets physics in a big way when the cardiac catheterization lab at Benefis Health System is transformed each Tuesday into an electrophysiology lab.
Dr. Tom Hilton is a cardiologist at Baptist Beaches Medical Center. Once a month, Hilton volunteers free service to the uninsured and under insured.
Hospitals have been working for years to figure out how to send heart patients home and keep them there.
The new head of the Smithsonian Institution was announced Monday. David Skorton will leave his job as president of Cornell University to become the institution's 13th secretary since its founding in 1846.
The Smithsonian Board of Regents has named the president of Cornell University to lead the world's largest museum and research complex in the nation's capital.
The 29th LA Marathon course came alive Sunday morning with spectators cheering on the nearly 22,000 people that started the run from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica.
Two cardiologists at Massachusetts General Hospital are honing a complex new procedure for unclogging plaque-filled arteries that could spare untold thousands of patients from having to undergo open-heart surgery.
HEART 411 reveals what every man and woman needs to know about the #1 killer in the United States - heart disease.
Changes are wanted but unlikely to happen in the near term to Obamacare, the income tax code and other issues facing Americans and their government.
"This all got started because our kids wanted to make a difference and so by visiting and talking and thinking of ideas, we told them use what you're good at," said Ellie's mother, Nikki Fontenot.
Chris, Bev and Alexandra Rickett spent four months fearing the teens could have a deadly heart condition.