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ACTION REQUESTED: Submit comments to the US Federal Trade Commission by May 25

May 18, 2022 Summary: Your voice was heard! Now, submit comments to the Federal Trade Commission as it investigates Pharmacy Benefits Managers, so this doesn’t happen again! Reading time: 2–3 minutes Your Voice Was Heard! Last fall, we realized that CVS Caremark, which manages prescription medications for many US health insurance plans, was dropping Eliquis, …

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For millions of US adults experiencing AFib symptoms, this is No Time to Wait

January 31, 2022 Symptoms like heart palpitations, chest pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, lightheadedness, and others can be representative of atrial fibrillation (AFib), the most common type of irregular heartbeat.1,2 Unfortunately, symptoms of AFib are sometimes ignored, leaving some individuals at risk for potentially serious health complications and an increased risk of AFib-related stroke.3 In …

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Join Us: Give Hope to Those Living With Atrial Fibrillation by Supporting Patient-driven Afib Research

100% of your gift goes to Prof. Bianca Brundel’s patient-initiated and patient-driven afib research December 22, 2021 Summary:  Watch Prof. Bianca Brundel’s presentation about patient-driven and patient-initiated afib research and help us support this research—100% goes directly to this research. Reading time:  2–3 minutes. This Giving Season, you can give hope—leave a legacy—by supporting research …

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Reminder: Check Your 2022 Medicare Drug Plans—You Have Until December 7 to Change

Some anticoagulants are being dropped from formularies next year November 22, 2021 Summary: You have until December 7 to check your Medicare Drug Plans for changes to medication coverage next year Reading time: 2–3 minutes. Will your medications be covered next year by your Medicare plan? We’re hearing about formulary changes, especially among the anticoagulants. …

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New StopAfib.org Website: Info for Those with Atrial Fibrillation

Check out the latest on our new afib patient website November 16, 2021 Summary: New StopAfib.org Website Features Information for Those with Atrial Fibrillation. Reading time: 2 minutes We’re excited to announce the launch of our new StopAfib.org website. If you haven’t been to the site lately, please check it out. There may even be things …

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Access the 2021 Virtual Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference Recordings

Get life-changing info. Get your life back. We recently wrapped up the 2021 Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.® Virtual Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, and to sum it up … it was life-changing. A real-life case in point: Sydell Howitt said, “This was my first StopAfib.org conference, and it has been the most valuable and productive thing I’ve done in …

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September Is Afib Awareness Month, And It Is More Important Than Ever

National Atrial Fibrillation (Afib) Awareness Month is a time to raise awareness of afib and the risk of stroke. September 20, 2021 Summary: September is National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, And It Is More Important Than Ever.Reading time: 2–3 minutes September Is Afib Awareness Month, And It Is More Important Than Ever DALLAS, SEPTEMBER 20, …

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