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4 hrs ago | HON

Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some

Taking the widely used antibiotic clarithromycin may boost some patients' odds of dying from heart-related causes, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Biaxin, Clarithromycin (generic), Heart Disease, Health, Lenox Hill Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

New York doctors paying $1.33 million to settle allegations of improper Medicare billing

A group of cardiologist in New York is paying more than $1.33 million to settle allegations it improperly handled Medicare billing.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

13 hrs ago | WGBH

Cardiologist Speaks From The Heart About America's Medical System

As a young doctor working at a teaching hospital, Sandeep Jauhar was having trouble making ends meet.

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Related Topix: Heart Failure

17 hrs ago | Newswise

New Study First to Examine Quality of Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs in Canada

The quality of cardiac rehabilitation programs across Canada is strong, with specific criteria areas now identified as requiring further enhancement to improve patient outcomes, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, York University and UHN.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Kinesiology, Heart Disease

21 hrs ago | Circulation

ECG Challenge: August 19, 2014 [ECG Challenge]

A 75-year-old man with a previous history of complete heart block for which he received a dual-chamber pacemaker presents to his cardiologist for a routine follow-up and pacemaker check.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Yesterday | The Inter-Mountain

Free AAT Deficiency screening is Wednesday

Thousands of adults have Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and the majority goes undiagnosed.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine

Mon Aug 18, 2014

HON

Implantable Heart Devices Work, Regardless of Race: Study

Implantable heart devices are as effective in reducing the risk of death in minority patients with heart failure as in white patients, a new study says.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC Los Angeles

Examiner.com

Cardiologist champions vegan diet: James Cameron goes plant-based to save planet

When it comes to weight loss , everyone's searching for the perfect diet. Paleo pundits proclaim the caveman way to be the best, while high fat ketogenic diet experts advocate their approach.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Vegan, Medicine, Vegetarian

St. Petersburg Times

Young VA clinic speeds access to cardiac care

With frequent media reports of long wait times at veterans hospitals, Melville "Mac" Gibbons didn't know what to expect when he called the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center and asked to see a cardiologist.

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Related Topix: Medicine

HON

Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds

Deaths and hospitalizations for heart disease and stroke have dropped dramatically in the United States over the past decade, according to a large study of Medicare patients.

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Related Topix: Medicare, Health, Medicine, New Haven, CT

Daily-Jeff.com

United Way of Guernsey and Noble counties benefit

Shawn Anderson, l, and Addy Uran attempted to dunk Dr. Stephany Moore, cardiologist, at Southeastern Med's Dunk Tank and Grill Day on Aug. 13. The event raised $759 to directly benefit those served by The United Way of Guernsey and Noble Counties.

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Related Topix: Guernsey County, OH, Noble County, OH, Medicine

Medical News

Neo40 nitric oxide supplement helps promote normal blood pressure

Nitric oxide supplementation using a Neo40 lozenge significantly helps promote normal blood pressure, as indicated by a 30-day, blinded, placebo-controlled clinical study, conducted at the California Medical Institute by renowned cardiology researcher Dr. Ernst Schwarz.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Circulation

Medical News Today

Leading physicians advocate more nutrition education during medical training

Doctors often lack adequate training in nutrition to give patients the care they need, concludes a group of the nation's leading physicians in the September 2014 issue of The American Journal of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Nutrition, Medicine, Health

Weekend Balita

When it comes to exercise, how much is too much?

Running more than four miles a day could be dangerous to your health, according to a study out Tuesday that examined how much exercise is too much.

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Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Medicine

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bradenton.com

Names and faces

Dr. James Nguyen will be joining Bradenton Cardiology Center in September. Nguyen earned his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine when he was 23-years-old.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Texas, University of Arizona, Health, Chiropractic, Holistic Health, World News, China, Asia

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Mayo Clinic Task Force Challenges Some Recommendations in Updated Cholesterol Treatment Guideline

A Mayo Clinic task force challenges some recommendations in the updated guideline for cholesterol treatment unveiled by the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association in 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Journalism, Rochester, MN, Kidney Cancer

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Examiner

Specialist speaks out about heart disease

LAUNCESTON cardiologist Geoffrey Evans is sick of telling 30-something men that there's nothing he can do for them.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Heart Disease, Health, Medicine, Hypertension

News 4 Jax

Pregnancy is the 'ultimate stress test'

Pregnancy can be hard on your heart. During pregnancy, changes occur to the heart and blood vessels that stress a woman's body and increase the workload of the heart.

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Did you have a Lexiscan? How did it go?

Last year, my dad went into sudden cardiac arrest during a treadmill stress test.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Hispanic Business

Researchers Submit Patent Application, 'Delivery Device Distal Sheath Connector', for Approval

"Prosthetic heart valves that are collapsible to a relatively small circumferential size can be delivered into a patient less invasively than valves that are not collapsible.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Science / Technology, Inventions

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