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I go to see a cardiologist.  He orders a bunch of tests.  Costs me $2200.00. Results come back.  He says I need to eat less and exercise more. 31 more words


Mobile health devices diagnose hidden heart condition in at-risk populations

Wearable mobile health devices improved the rate of diagnosis of a dangerous and often hidden heart condition called atrial fibrillation (AFib), according to a first of its kind, home-based clinical study conducted in part by researchers at the Scripps Translational Science Institute (STSI). 668 more words


Human stem cell research shows new genetic pathway controls the heart beat

A correctly beating heart is vital to a baby’s growth during pregnancy, helping guard against heart defects at birth, which are the most common birth defects. 206 more words


'I think....that I would rather recollect a life mis-spent on fragile things than spent avoiding moral debt.' (Neil Gaiman 2006)

And so, dear listener, I do like a good book and I’ve just finished reading one. It’s called ‘Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine’ and it’s by Gail Honeyman. 883 more words

Research explores role of autopsy in cardiovascular medicine

Autopsy is often an overlooked source of medical insight which may be hindering advances in cardiovascular medicine, according to new research published in a special issue of the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. 797 more words


I'm so tired. Who am I?

I’m so tired.

I have been taking a medication since getting the diagnosis. And it just makes me so tired. I take it before bed, but I am still wrecked in the morning. 751 more words

Mental Health