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Pulmonary Embolism: More Common Than Most Realize

DENVER (CBS4)- A blood clot in the lung, called pulmonary embolism, is potentially deadly and much more common that most people realize.

Michelle Waller is an athlete who often goes for long runs as part of her training routine. 253 more words


Gift straight from the heart: Cardiac patients benefit from non-invasive technology

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Gift straight from the heart

Cardiac patients benefit from non-invasive technology

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What began as a normal spring day for Michele Roach ended with her collapse — and a huge shock for her husband Jim Kupczak, who found her unconscious and unresponsive. 479 more words

Straight, No Chaser: The Medical Issues You Encounter While Flying

This week’s Straight, No Chaser posts have focus on the dangers presents by blood clots. Flying long distances presents a specific risk for development of blood clots. 536 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Why Are Athletes At Such Risk For Pulmonary Embolus?

Let’s begin today’s Straight, No Chaser by being sure not to overstate the case. All things being equal, young healthy individuals and superbly conditioned athletes have diminished risks for diseases across the board. 424 more words

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Straight, No Chaser: Pulmonary Embolus (A Blood Clot in the Lungs)

When I was a young, wide-eyed medical student, I learned that in a large number of cases, when people died from unexplained cases, the autopsies would often show the patient died from a pulmonary embolus. 517 more words

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Are Your Health Goals in Alignment with Your Values?

I and many others are embarking on a health and wellbeing journey. It has not been easy, but it has already reaped rewards and it’s because my resolutions are in alignment with my values (finally!). 733 more words


Straight, No Chaser: Blood Clots in Your Legs – Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)

If you’re a sports fan, you’re likely aware of the death last week of a 52 year old former star of the NBA’s Portland Trailblazers, Jerome Kersey, followed two days after by the discovery of the same condition in a current star of the NBA’s Miami Heat, Chris Bosh. 451 more words

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