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StopAfib.org Announces Atrial Fibrillation Month

Atrial fibrillation patient resource, StopAfib.org, announces that September of 2008 has been designated as Atrial Fibrillation Month in order to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation, a life-threatening irregular heartbeat. Atrial fibrillation, or afib, is a misfiring of the heart's electrical signals and involves rapid or irregular heartbeats or quivering of the heart's upper chambers. Often considered benign, this …

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What’s Your Legacy?

It's been pretty hectic with my travel marathon — 3 trips within a week, and I'm packing to leave again tomorrow. Being on the road gave me time to reflect on the recent losses of Tony Snow and Dr. Michael DeBakey, as well as the losses a few weeks earlier of Tim Russert and George …

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New Atrial Fibrillation Patient Resource: The Journal of Atrial Fibrillation

The Journal of Atrial Fibrillation is a brand new journal focused on irregular heart rhythms and on improving treatment of atrial fibrillation patients. Dr. Andrea Natale is the Editor-in-Chief, and dozens of other well-known EPs and surgeons from around the globe serve as editors. They will be adding patient info over time, but the first issue …

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World Heart Rhythm Day and Arrhythmia Awareness Week

The Atrial Fibrillation Association in the UK, which is affiliated with the Arrhythmia Alliance, has announced that the Arrhythmia Alliance and the International Cardiac Pacing & Electrophysiology Society are partnering to celebrate Arrhythmia Awareness Week 2008 June 9th-15th and World Heart Rhythm Awareness Day on June 13th. These events are aimed at raising awareness of heart rhythm disorders and sudden cardiac death.  More …

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