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Atrial fibrillation vs. atrial flutter: understanding the case of Senator Dick Durbin

Sen. Dick Durbin’s office announced yesterday the senator underwent a catheter ablation procedure to treat an abnormal heart rhythm known as atrial flutter. The condition is known to produce similar symptoms to atrial fibrillation, or AFib, which is the most common arrhythmia leading to hospitalization in the United States. 557 more words

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11-year-old boxing phenom from RDP talks boxing and future prospects

Salvatore Rufolo is not your average sixth grader. The 11-year-old from Rivière-des-Prairies is a champion Junior Division boxer. Kids in that category take part in bouts made up of three one-minute rounds with a minute of rest in between. 320 more words

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"You're young, healthy, thin - and nothing's wrong with your heart"

by Carolyn Thomas  ♥  @HeartSisters

Elissa is a busy 32-year old professional violinist, a mother of three, and a violin teacher who also teaches part-time at her local university. 1,249 more words

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Adventures in Flatlining: A Tale of Adenosine and Tachycardia

I am a ticking time bomb.

I guess in a sense we all are, but some of us are more aware than others of the numbers counting down to the inevitable, final blow. 3,741 more words