Twitter: Atrial Fibrillation Tweets

Following us on Twitter? If not, we’re at StopAfib, where you’ll get the latest afib news and events first.

If you’ve never signed up for Twitter, it’s easy — just go to StopAfib to sign up and follow me. If it asks if you want to e-mail or find others, just click on Skip to get past that part. Once you’re signed up, you may want to check out tools, such as TweetDeck, to manage your tweets.

Who StopAfib Follows on Twitter

Here are some of the folks that we follow on Twitter. You may find them valuable, too. Some are about atrial fibrillation, afib-related conditions, or heart health. Others provide good health and medical information. Note that some are technical, so a quick perusal of their updates may tell you whether or not you’ll find them valuable.

Atrial Fibrillation & Heart Health Resources

  • AHAScience — American Heart Association science news
  • BCMHouston — Baylor College of Medicine 
  • bmj_latest — British Medical Journal
  • Cardiology — American College of Cardiology Advocacy 
  • CardioNews — Cardiology News
  • Cardiotweet — Cardiology updates
  • cpcannon — American College of Cardiology’s Cardiosource editor  
  • escardio — European Society of Cardiology
  • hearthub — American Heart Association consumer info 
  • heartRN — Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute nurse
  • HEARTSTRONG1 — Cardiac Nurse Practitioner interested in Heart Health  
  • medpagetoday — Peer reviewed medical news for clinicians
  • Medscape — Health and medical news and alerts
  • MDLinx — Medical journal articles 
  • ORLive — Live and on-demand surgery on
  • sciencedaily — ScienceDaily news, including health
  • theheartorg — Shelley Wood, managing editor, heartwire on
  • theheartorgBlog — Dr Eric Topol & Dr Melissa Walton-Shirley blog
  • TheHSF — Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada 

Health & Medicine Journalists & Media 

  • AHCJ_Pia — Association of Health Care Journalists
  • aliciaault — Health and medical writer who covers the FDA
  • droz — Cardiothoracic surgeon, Oprah contributor, & host of The Dr. Oz Show
  • elizcohencnn — CNN sr. medical correspondent and The Empowered Patient on 
  • elizmech — Health and medical news reporter
  • ivanoransky — Reuters Health executive editor
  • KellyBrew — Baltimore Sun medicine/health reporter
  • KimPainterUSA Today health columnist 
  • LisaCollierCool — Health writer for top national magazines (a fav to retweet)
  • LizSzaboUSA TODAY medical news reporter 
  • Maryn McKenna — Magazine and Web journalist, plus @MRSA_blog & @CIDRAP 
  • matthewherperForbes science and medicine reporter 
  • mhuckman — CNBC pharmaceuticals reporter 
  • nytimeshealthNYTimes health news
  • rebecca_ruiz — Forbes health reporter 
  • RitaRubinUSA TODAY medical reporter on drug safety, the FDA, women’s health, and more (the #1 reporter that I retweet
  • sdesmon —  Baltimore Sun health reporter
  • taraparkerpopeNYTimes Well blogger (previously at Wall Street Journal)
  • WSJHealthBlogWall Street Journal HealthBlog

Whom do you find valuable to follow on Twitter for afib, heart, or health information? Please tweet to let us know.