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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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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

Tribune-Chronicle

Study shows marriage makes healthy hearts

In a day when the institution of marriage is challenged, ridiculed, maligned, redefined and denigrated, it's refreshing to read something positive about this God-ordained covenant.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KVUE.com

New cardiac MRI reveals hidden heart disorders

One Austin man and five of his relatives now have the chance at a much healthier life thanks to the genetic disorder revealed only through a cardiac MRI.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Genetics, Medicine

Burnley Citizen

NHS whistleblower wins tribunal

Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, according to his lawyers Cardiologist Raj Mattu was "vilified and bullied" by the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust during a years-long "witch hunt", according to Ashfords LLP.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

My Mother Lode

Checkup turns up clear for hospitalized Tarkanian

Former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian is expected to leave a Las Vegas hospital soon after doctors performed a diagnostic procedure and determined no immediate surgical treatment was needed.

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The Jersey Journal

Dr. Jayant Barai of Westfield elected as president of medical staff at East Orange Hospital

Dr. Jayant Barai has been recently elected as the president of medical staff at East Orange General Hospital in New Jersey for a term of two years.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NJ, East Orange, NJ, Asian-American, Indian-American, Medicine, Orange, NJ, NewarkBeth Israel Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Sys-Con Media

Surveyed U.S. Physicians Expect Strong Uptake of Novel Oral Anticoagulants for the Treatment of VTE

Surveyed emergency room physicians and cardiologists indicate that they currently use Bayer/Janssen's Xarelto in 14 percent and 31 percent of their patients respectively, with over two-thirds of surveyed physicians increasing their use of Xarelto by 2015.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Emergency Medicine

Bellingham Herald

Study: Shorter runs lead to longer life

Dr. Martin Matsumura recently got a lesson in today's media-saturated world: The slow march of science can't keep up with a hyper-connected society.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

John Muir Health Studying Next Generation Treatment for Blocked Arteries Using a Dissolvable Scaffold

The ABSORB III clinical trial is focused on a new type of medical device called a bioresorbable vascular scaffold , similar to a stent, that is used to open blocked arteries and leaves no foreign body inside the patient except two tiny markers to identify where the device was originally placed.

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Business Journal

Silk Road Medical seeks a shorter path to prevent strokes

When Erica Rogers left the vascular business in 1999, carotid artery stenting was The Next Big Thing for interventional cardiologists.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Startups, Warburg Pincus

The Victoria Advocate

Citizens Medical Center case slowed by appeal

Federal Judge Gregg Costa agreed April 14 to stay depositions for a case claiming the county-owned hospital and its officials violated the False Claims Act.

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Newswise

Montefiore Selected for American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program

Montefiore Medical Center has been selected as one of 15 hospitals in the country to participate in the American College of Cardiology Patient Navigator Program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Heart Disease, Health, Yeshiva University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

P&T Community

Survey: Ivabradine Set to Become - Gold Standard' in Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure

Decision Resources Group, a health-care research firm located in Burlington, Mass., finds that ivabradine - available in Europe as Procoralan - is poised to become the clinical "gold standard" in the treatment of chronic heart failure .

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Related Topix: Burlington, MA, Medicine

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