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Team AFib Invites You to Webinar “AFib: When Stroke Strikes” May 3, 2011

In honor of National Stroke Awareness Month (May), Team AFib invites you to our inaugural webinar “AFib: When Stroke Strikes”, hosted by the National Stroke Association. A live expert panel will help you learn to recognize and respond quickly to afib stroke signs and symptoms. StopAfib.org is a member of Team AFib. To learn more …

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Dr. Keith Ferdinand on Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Among Blacks and African Americans — Video

In this video, Dr. Keith Ferdinand, Chief Science Officer of the Association of Black Cardiologists, talked about heart disease and atrial fibrillation among minorities, especially blacks and African Americans. He talked about why blacks appear to have less afib than whites, and what blacks should be doing to prevent AF and heart disease. Watch the …

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See StopAfib.org at the National Stroke Association’s Virtual Health Fair January 19, 2011

StopAfib.org will participate in the National Stroke Association's first annual Virtual Health Fair on Wednesday, January 19, 2011. Learn more now about this free online event and how to register. The Virtual Health Fair is open to anyone interested in stroke prevention and recovery. This event will be like a local health fair – except …

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StopAfib.org releases video with TV Star Susan Lucci about atrial fibrillation and afib stroke risk

StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills with daytime TV star Susan Lucci and her husband Helmut Huber announcing Facing AFib partnership StopAfib.org is proud to participate in the Facing AFib program, which features daytime TV star Susan Lucci and her husband Helmut Huber. More than a decade ago, Huber was diagnosed with afib. Lucci and Huber …

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Full-Body Scans, Federally-Mandated Groping, and Atrial Fibrillation, Oh My!

By Mellanie True Hills I just got home from a one-week multi-city trip and have so much catching up to do. But with the furor over the new airport security screening procedures that have just gone into effect in the US, I have some thoughts that I simply must share before my head explodes. This …

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New Profile of Young Atrial Fibrillation Patient at StopAfib.org

Check out the latest content at StopAfib.org, including: Profile of Jason Mattingly, a young atrial fibrillation patient who is now afib free due to catheter ablation Updated information about StopAfib.org The latest at the StopAfib Discussion Forum Learn more at: StopAfib.org Announces Atrial Fibrillation Patient Profile of Jason Mattingly

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New European Afib Guidelines Lead the Way, Incorporating Newest Atrial Fibrillation Treatments

New medical guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) incorporating the latest afib research put Europe ahead of the U.S. when it comes to standardized treatment of atrial fibrillation. Stroke prevention and symptom relief are at the heart of the new ESC guidelines, which also make it clear that the risk of stroke for …

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

StopAfib.org joins TV star Susan Lucci and her husband to get serious about atrial fibrillation and stroke

StopAfib.org is excited to announce our participation in FacingAFib, partnering with daytime TV star Susan Lucci, her husband Helmut Huber, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and the National Stroke Association. FacingAFib (www.FacingAFib.com) is a new national education program to improve awareness of Afib and its increased risk of stroke. To learn more, see: TV Star Susan …

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StopAfib.org Announces Participation in World Heart Rhythm Week 2010 (June 7-13) and Worldwide “Know Your Pulse” Campaign

StopAfib.org is joining with the Arrhythmia Alliance (A-A), ICPES (International Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology), and numerous other international organizations in celebrating World Heart Rhythm Week. This annual global event is focused on raising awareness of, and education about, heart rhythm disorders such as atrial fibrillation and other heart arrhythmias. StopAfib.org is proud to be a …

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