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Scared to Live: How you can give patients with chronic heart disease more control over their illness

“I was scared to live.”

Julie Glud’s harrowing heart journey all started when she was 35 years old. “I passed out in my kitchen. I saw so many doctors in different states. 474 more words

At The HEART Of It All

Mapping a way to saving lives and lowering costs

When electrophysiologist Jasbir Sra, MD, set out to find a successful and more cost-effective method to treat heart arrhythmias, he was always confident it could be done. 295 more words

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Reality check: Can eating 6 servings of chocolate a week be good for your heart health?

Eating chocolate may significantly decrease the risk of developing a common and dangerous type of irregular heartbeat in both men and women, a new study… 759 more words


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


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


"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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