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Watch the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference from the Comfort of Home via Livestream Replays

The Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference was the event of the year for afib patients and family members. The livestream replays are now available so you can watch them from the comfort of your home, or wherever you happen to be. For less than you might pay for a single …

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“A Year Without a Stroke” Atrial Fibrillation Public Service Campaign, From the Alliance for Aging Research

Our friends at the Alliance for Aging Research have kicked off their A Year Without a Stroke public service campaign, which features the real stories of people who have experienced and seen first-hand how serious AFib-related strokes can be. StopAfib.org CEO Mellanie True Hills is pleased to be a part of this campaign, which also …

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Now, Attend the 2016 Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference from Home

Did you know that we’ve added a Livestream Option for the Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference so you can watch it from the comfort of your home, or wherever you happen to be? Yes, for less than you might pay for a single doctor or emergency room visit, you can …

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Reports Making Cryptogenic Strokes a National Health Priority Include Strokes from Atrial Fibrillation

The cause cannot be pinpointed in 25–30 per cent of strokes. Many of these strokes, called cryptogenic strokes, are due to undiagnosed atrial fibrillation, which increases the risk of stroke by 500%. StopAfib.org participated in a conference convened by the American Heart Association to make cryptogenic strokes a national health priority, and we participated in …

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Register Now for the 2016 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

After we announced the dates for the 2016 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference (September 16–18), we heard from people who were eager to book their airline tickets and reserve their seats at the live event. And we couldn’t be happier because that means we’re reaching those who are ready to …

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Announcing the Dates of the 2016 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

We're excited to announce that we've finalized the dates for the 2016 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference: September 16-18 at the Sheraton DFW Airport in Dallas, Texas. This event is designed to help you take control of your afib. It features the world’s leading atrial fibrillation innovators and pioneers. To …

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Information from the 2016 Atrial Fibrillation Symposium about Blood Thinners and Afib Stroke Prevention

We just put up a blog post over at MyAFibExperience.org, a site co-developed by American Heart Association and StopAfib.org. The post shares some of the information on blood thinners and prevention of afib-related strokes that we gleaned from the recent 2016 Atrial Fibrillation Symposium in Orlando. We hope these nuggets are good food for thought …

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Catheter Ablation Panel with Drs. Kowal, Natale, Marrouche, and Narayan — Video from 2015 Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

The Catheter Ablation Panel at the 2015 Get in Rhythm, Stay in Rhythm National Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference was chaired by Robert C. Kowal, MD, PhD, FHRS, and included: Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS; Nassir Marrouche, MD, FHRS; and Sanjiv M. Narayan, MD, PhD. The video of the panel contains two hours of introductory and advanced …

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Sign Against Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation Task Force Launches Afib Patient Empowerment Materials

For World Stroke Day, the Sign Against Stroke (SAS) in Atrial Fibrillation Task Force launched patient empowerment materials for afib patients, family members, and healthcare providers. StopAfib.org is co-chair of the SAS Task Force and chaired development of these materials. Read more about these patient empowerment materials, which include infographic posters, downloadable PDFs, and videos, …

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