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Chocolate May Reduce Risk Of Developing Common Heart Arrhythmia

While research has demonstrated that consumption of dark chocolate may have far reaching benefits for heart health, new research now points to a secondary benefit for reducing the risk of developing a common heart arrhythmia known as atrial fibrillation.

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Sleep apnoea might increase risk of atrial fibrillation

People who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) might be at a greater risk of being hospitalised with atrial fibrillation (AF), researchers have ...

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Sir Roger Moore, James Bond actor, dies aged 89

He played the famous spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and the Spy Who Loved Me. Sir Roger's family confirmed the news on Twitter, saying he had died after "a short but brave battle with cancer".

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Trudie Lobban Founder and CEO of the AF Association- Opinion Piece

Trudie Lobban- Founder & CEO of Atrial Fibrillation Association has done an opinion piece on 'Understanding Atrial Fibrillation and the Recent Advances in Anticoagulation Care'.

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Doctor Wins Donnall Prize For Linking Fainting, Clots

Dr. Umair Iqbal, in his second year of training at Bassett Hospital, has won the 2017 E. Donnall Thomas Award for research linking fainting spells to blood clots in the lungs.

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Local man thankful new device saved life

“I've been training in CPR my whole life and gone through the training with AEDs and life support. This was the first time I had firsthand experience ...

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May Medical e-News 2017

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A-fib patients missing out on stroke prevention

Many people with irregular heartbeats, known as atrial fibrillation, are not receiving blood thinning medications to prevent strokes, according to a study ...

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S.C. Firefighters to Place 30 AEDs Throughout Community

"It is of the utmost importance for enough AEDs to be placed in communities for one to always be within accessible reach," Trudie Lobban, Arrhythmia Alliance founder, said. "Sudden cardiac death is the number one killer in the United States, so more publicly accessible AEDs will increase the chances of survival along with CPR immensely."

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16-year-old SC boy dies after arrhythmia from caffeine overdose

(NBC News) - A 16-year-old boy died from a caffeine overdose after drinking caffeine-laden soft drinks, coffee and an energy drink, a South Carolina coroner said Monday.

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