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Reduce Your Risk of Stroke!

Every year nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke.  Currently, there are approximately 6.8 million stroke survivors in America.  The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association… 461 more words

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Why Does The TV Tell Me Xarelto is a BAD DRUG?

One of my patients called the office today concerned about a medication she was taking because she was “seeing about 4-5 commercials a day about how bad Xarelto is”. 975 more words


Coca Leaf & Death - The USA Top Ten & The Peru Top 50

I thought that it might be useful to present the arguments for the healing powers of pure, natural Coca Leaf by looking at the top ten causes of death in the US, and the impact that Coca Leaf might have on this cruel slaughter. 666 more words

Celebrate the Small Things - October 31, 2014

Hello blogger friends. It’s Friday, October 31, 2014, HALLOWEEN! and time for the Celebrate the Small Things meme brought to us by Viklit at Scribblings of an Aspiring Author… 256 more words

Celebrate The Small Things

Spot a Stroke - F.A.S.T.

Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. It is the number 4 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States. 134 more words

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World Stroke Day - October 29, 2014

Good morning bloggers. Today is Wednesday, October 29 and it is also World Stroke Day. It’s a day to bring attention and awareness to the devastating effects that strokes have on the people they strike. 255 more words


Two Spades or Two Diamonds, Two Ladies and Two Studies

I saw two delightful eighty-something ladies recently whose cases highlight some important points about atrial fibrillation, stroke and long term heart monitors.

Ms. M was playing bridge and found that she had 7 spades solid (solid, Mrs M informed me, means you have 7 of the suit with all of the honors (ace, king, queen, jack). 629 more words