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Wearable Heart Rhythm Monitors: Which One, When, and Why?

Wearable heart rhythm monitors range from smartphone trackers to sophisticated implantable monitors. Their capabilities differ as do their use cases.
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Research Links Sleep Apnea and Atrial Fibrillation

Patients with sleep apnea have an increased risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF) and treatment of AF may be affected by sleep apnea.
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How Important is Sleep for Women’s Health?

Current research on sleep and women's health sheds light on how women can protect their health by changing specific sleeping habits.
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Is There Really a Way to Reverse Diabetes?

High glucose levels found in people with Type 2 diabetes are only one part of the complex molecular biology that causes diabetic complications. Lowering glucose levels without addressing the other issues will not prevent cardiovascular complications.
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What Everyone Should Know About Their Heart

Using newer tests that reveal unrecognized risks, heart disease can be identified at the earliest stages and measures can be taken to stop and reverse the process.
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What World Heart Day Means to Me (and You)

On World Heart Day, a cardiologist writes that medical care for women's heart health is inadequate and must be improved.
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Do Conflicting Health Headlines Leave You Confused?

Conflicting media reports that neither address validity nor correctly interpret findings of health research make it difficult for consumers to know what to do.
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Why We Need to Unlock the Full Potential of Primary Care

Primary care 3.0 focuses on molecular medical management that prevents & effectively treats chronic conditions & slows aging. Everyone should have access to it.
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Preventing Amputations: Saving Lives and Limbs

Patients with peripheral artery disease and chronic limb ischemia who are at risk for limb amputation should see a vascular interventional specialist prior to any surgical amputation because some limbs can be saved or the amputated area reduced by revascularization.
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Did the President Pass or Fail His Heart Health Tests?

President Trump's heart health tests have generated much discussion in the media. So I invited a triple-boarded practicing cardiologist to weigh in.
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A Unique Approach to Women’s Heart Health

A new technology using menstrual blood provides further insights into women's risk for cardiovascular disease.
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The Impact of Traumatic Events on Women’s Heart Health

A new study suggests that a history of traumatic events may contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease in women.