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Low dose oestrogen combined oral contraception and risk of pulmonary embolism, stroke, and myocardial infarction in five million French women: cohort study

Objective To assess the risk of pulmonary embolism, ischaemic stroke, and myocardial infarction associated with combined oral contraceptives according to dose of oestrogen (ethinylestradiol) and progestogen. 251 more words

Cohort Study

Daily Post-Journey

Daily Post-Journey

Life is never a destination. That’s what I’ve learned in my 26 years on this Earth.

As I mentioned in a previous blog, I thought my happiness would come once I owned a home of my own. 678 more words


Do You Know What's On Garry Shandling's And Your Parent's Death Certificate?

When someone who had appeared to be healthy dies suddenly, it is often assumed that he/she died of “a massive heart attack.” Certainly, this was the case in the recent unexpected sudden death of Garry Shandling, the actor and comedian.   899 more words

Atherosclerosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease

5 Things You Should Know About Pulmonary Hypertension

Elevated pulmonary artery pressures can be found in a very diverse population of patients. Elevated pulmonary artery pressure can be the patient’s primary problem or secondary to other medical problems. 381 more words


Anxiety and Embolism, Part Two

Flabbergasted. Shocked.  Stunned.

That’s what I felt this morning at my follow up appointment with my hematologist. As I wrote about in my blog post… 361 more words


Straight, No Chaser: Spotlight on Health Concerns When Traveling – Vaccines and Illnesses

Traveling is exciting, but it presents multiple challenges to your health. To best meet these challenges, preparation is everything.

Before you travel and every time you travel, your surest means of protecting yourself is to confirm you are current on routine vaccines. 380 more words

Sterling Medical Advice

Anxiety and Embolism

I talked about my pulmonary embolism in my blog post Totally Tubular.

Tomorrow, I go for my repeat chest CT to check and see what progress I have made since my diagnosis in December. 576 more words