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Atrial Fibrillation

Like Watching Birds Fly: A Runner's Journey With ARVD/C

ARVD/C Youth Society | Posted 04.15.2014 | Healthy Living
ARVD/C Youth Society

Since getting my ICD implanted, I've been shocked three times. At first, I ignored what the doctors said and kept exercising, convinced they had misdiagnosed me and that this would all go away; everything would be like it used to.

What Harry Reid's Hospitalization Teaches Us About Emergency Health Care

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

The illnesses of our leaders and celebrities help to focus our attention on what diseases we might develop. Harry Reid had a stroke, showed us how to get to the hospital fast, and is now well.

How Common Is Atrial Fibrillation?

Posted 12.25.2013 | Healthy Living

More than 33 million people around the world -- 0.5 percent of the population -- have the most common cause of irregular heartbeat, a condition called...

An Effective Alternative To CPAP For OSA

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 11.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

What's most important is finding the right treatment and sticking with it. Sleep apnea is a serious health condition. Fortunately, treatments used correctly -- whether CPAP or oral appliance -- can significantly improve your sleep and your general health.

No Room for a Dog-Eat-Dog World in Health Care

Tanya Abreu | Posted 09.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Tanya Abreu

When hospitals and doctors meet, they don't have to compete. Yes, it's a bit different than a dog-eat-dog corporate model, but in the end, a well-fed pack of dogs resting comfortably is by far a more enjoyable and healthy experience.

What You Don't Know About Strokes

Richard W. Besdine, M.D. | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard W. Besdine, M.D.

Contrary to popular wisdom, what you don't know can sometimes hurt you, and badly. For older adults in particular, this is true when it comes to stroke.

Zoe FitzGerald Carter: Saying Goodbye To Wine

Red Room | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Red Room

I admit it. I have really enjoyed drinking wine all these years. So why, at the age of 50, have I given it up? It was, as they say, a matter of the heart.