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American Heart Association

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  • Study finds link between insurance type and treatment for stroke patients

    Study finds link between insurance type and treatment for stroke patients
    University of Florida researchers have found a correlation between Medicare and patient access to surgical treatment for subarachnoid hemorrhage, a type of stroke that affects as many as 30,000 Americans each year — often causing death or long-...
  • Talking to your doctor about your cholesterol

    Talking to your doctor about your cholesterol
    Most people know that high cholesterol can be a killer, particularly the LDL or “bad” cholesterol that clogs arteries and causes heart attacks. If you receive abnormally high LDL results after a cholesterol check, how should you talk to your...
  • 10/15: People on move

    10/15: People on move
    Nicholas Souris was appointed as a sales associate for Century 21 Carioti, Orlando. Wayne Rich, of counsel in the Orlando office of Broad and Cassel, was appointed to chair Florida's Advocacy Subcommittee of the American Heart Association during the...
  • A heartbeat away? Hybrid 'patch' could replace transplants

    A heartbeat away? Hybrid 'patch' could replace transplants
    Tel Aviv — Because heart cells cannot multiply and cardiac muscles contain few stem cells, heart tissue is unable to repair itself after a heart attack. Now Tel Aviv University researchers are literally setting a new gold standard in cardiac...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Don't let sudden cardiac death fell your young athlete

    I've received several questions via our iPhone App about recent discussions in both the media and the medical community surrounding sudden cardiac death (SCD) in young athletes. Each year, between 10 million and 12 million kids in the U.S. participate in...
  • 09/24: People on move

    Rachael Mazer was promoted to administrator at Seaside Health and Rehabilitation in Dayton Beach. Allisson Yu was promoted to senior vice president, development at the American Heart Association in Orlando. Olga Sinelnik was hired as a groomer and...
  • Flying home by commercial jet may be safe after heart attack: study

    Flying home by commercial jet may be safe after heart attack: study
    People who have a heart attack while traveling abroad may be able to safely fly home on a regular commercial flight, according to a new study published in the Air Medical Journal. "There is very little useful information in the literature, to guide...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Orlando Sentinel Etcetera Listing - LocalLabs

    Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. Event/Festival 14th Annual New Smyrna Beach Jazz Festival: kick-off party at Clancy's Cantina on today, indoor venues around Flagler Ave. and New Smyrna Library on Saturday, indoor venues...
  • Hampton learning garden takes root

    Hampton learning garden takes root
    This September, two local schools received an American Heart Association Teaching Garden sponsored by Farm Fresh: Rosemont Elementary School in Virginia Beach and John Smith Elementary School in Hampton. They celebrated by planting fall crops that...
  • Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors

    Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors
    For decades, Big Pharma and medical technology firms have made gifts and other payments to physicians as part of developing, testing and marketing their products, an expense long recognized as another cost of doing business. On Tuesday, the federal...