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Women with Atrial Fibrillation at Higher Cardiovascular Risk vs Men
The risk includes a 1.99X higher risk for stroke and 1.93X higher risk of CV mortality, according to new research.
Exercise with Atrial Fibrillation? Yes, in Moderation
Results of a Norwegian study add to the evidence that shows moderate aerobic exercise is appropriate in patients with symptomatic AF.
The Right Amount of Exercise Is ...
... any amount at all. A new American College of Cardiology report says even minimal exercise helps lower risk of cardiovascular disease.
Pimples, Macules, and Seizure Disorder in a Young Family
A mom brings her 2 young girls in for runny noses. But a close look at her face got this primary care doc thinking deeper thoughts.
Red Meat and Risk: A Health Quiz
Red meat has a dark side. Put your knowledge of the risks to the test in this quick quiz.
7 Modifiable Risk Factors for Atrial Fibrillation
Find data here on obesity, exercise, and OSA, plus 4 more factors that increase the risk for AF and other CV disease.
5 New Things About Diabetes and Risk
Recent research addressed disease risk and how to manage it. Catch up here on the latest headlines.
An Elderly Man with Worsening Chest Pressure
Patient describes worsening chest pain for 2 years; also easy bruising, bleeding. Follow ED exam on video. What's your diagnosis?
Atrial Fibrillation Video: Symptoms, Cardioversion Strategies
A nurse describes his own bout with atrial fibrillation—the symptoms and his attempts to cardiovert to normal rhythm—from his hospital bed.
10 Juicy Facts About Apples
About that apple-a-day—is there proof it keeps the doctor away? Find out in this slide-show summary of some well-known, and lesser-known, facts about apples and good health.
PCSK9 Inhibitors: Remarkable Drugs, Many Unknowns
In this short set of slides we review the potential for widespread impact by PCSK9 inhibitors on CV health as well as issues that may keep progress slow.
10 Good Reasons Not to Smoke
Cigarette smoking has declined but remains a leading cause of illness and death in the US. If there is anything you don’t know about the current state of smoking, you’ll find it in these slides.
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