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StopAfib.org - For Patients. By Patients - Stop Atrial Fibrillation

Time is Running Out to Learn How to Get in Rhythm and Stay in Rhythm

Do you want to attend the Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm AF Patient Conference, but just haven’t had time to register? It’s that time! With only a few more days before we have to stop taking registrations (and confirm the numbers with the hotel), and with the discounted hotel room rates expiring as well, …

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StopAfib.org Names Nine Atrial Fibrillation Experts to Global Medical Advisory Board

StopAfib.org has added nine new atrial fibrillation experts to its Global Medical Advisory Board, which is made up of some of the world’s foremost electrophysiologists, surgeons, cardiologists, neurologists, epidemiologists, and researchers at the forefront of atrial fibrillation research and treatment. See who was recently named, and check out the full list of members, at: StopAfib.org …

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StopAfib.org - For Patients. By Patients - Stop Atrial Fibrillation

It’s Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month — What Can You Do to Help?

Learn all about what is happening during Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Awareness Month along with what you can do to help. In addition, did you know about the following patient and caregiver resources for all who are concerned about afib? What You Don’t Know About Afib Could Kill You Video Get Started Learning about Afib Guide …

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StopAfib.org - For Patients. By Patients - Stop Atrial Fibrillation

Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm: Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Learn how to get in rhythm and stay in rhythm at the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference that will be held in Dallas on November 2, 2013. The conference is for afib patients, their families, and caregivers, and includes presentations by leading afib experts to provide atrial fibrillation patients with more information about living with afib …

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Dr. James Cox and Mellanie True Hills Receive Physician & Patient Ambassador of the Year Awards

At World Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Day on September 14, 2013, Dr. James Cox received the Global Atrial Fibrillation Alliance Physician Ambassador of the Year Award and Mellanie True Hills received the Global Atrial Fibrillation Alliance Patient Ambassador of the Year Award. Hospital and Industry Ambassador of the Year Awards were also presented. Learn more at …

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Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month 2013

What you don't know about atrial fibrillation could kill you, or a loved one! Atrial fibrillation (also called afib) is an irregular heartbeat (or heart rhythm), and is a major cause of strokes. Having afib increases your stroke risk by 500 percent. In addition, afib can lead to heart failure, dementia, and even Alzheimer's disease. …

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New atrial fibrillation patient web site launched by European Society of Cardiology

The European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), a part of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), has launched the Afibmatters.org web site for atrial fibrillation patients. StopAfib.org was honored to collaborate on this site to help meet patient needs. Learn more at: Atrial fibrillation patient website afibmatters.org launched by European Society of Cardiology

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StopAfib.org - For Patients. By Patients - Stop Atrial Fibrillation

WomenHeart Launches National Educational Initiative About Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Risk for Hispanic Women

On Tuesday, May 14, WomenHeart will launch a new national initiative about afib and stroke risk for Hispanic women. StopAfib.org is honored to be a partner with WomenHeart in this. Here is the announcement from WomenHeart: Join WomenHeart as we launch the first national educational initiative about atrial fibrillation and stroke risk for Hispanic women. …

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StopAfib.org - For Patients. By Patients - Stop Atrial Fibrillation

Join StopAfib.org & Heart Rhythm Society on May 8th in Denver for Cardiac Arrhythmia Awareness Month Event

On May 8th, StopAfib.org will join with the Heart Rhythm Society for a citywide event in Denver kicking off "Cardiac Arrhythmia Awareness Month" in Colorado. The event, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Skyline Park, will raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of potentially life-threatening heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation. Please …

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