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Heart Attacks

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The ABC’s Of AEDs

by Fisher Phillips on

Every time a natural disaster hits, we learn of at least one person who tragically died of a heart attack when placed in a stressful or unusual situation. Sadly, we hear little about the hundreds of thousands of other deaths...more

FDA Approves Medtronic Melody TPV For Implantation in Failed Pulmonary Heart Valves

by Knobbe Martens on

Medtronic recently announced that its Melody® Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve (TPV) is the first transcatheter pulmonary valve to receive FDA approval for implantation in patients with failed surgical bioprosthetic pulmonary...more

Managing the Risks and Benefits of an On-Site Automatic Defibrillator Program

by Reminger Co., LPA on

Sudden cardiac arrest (“SCA”) is the largest cause of natural death in the United States and is responsible for approximately half of all heart disease deaths. SCA, however, is not a “heart attack” (i.e. an artery blockage)...more

Testosterone Therapy Poses Serious Health Risks

Report Connects Heart Attack Risk to Testosterone Therapy - Have you considered or undergone testosterone therapy? While commentators indicate that testosterone therapy’s popularity has ballooned in recent years, it...more

Getting the Best Medical Care: a Newsletter from Patrick Malone - December 2013

In This Issue: - Who Takes Statins and Why - Evidence Tells the Truth - The Risk Calculator - Statin Side Effects - What Should You Do? - Excerpt from Introduction: Spotlight on Statins: The...more

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