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MSNBC.com Story Shares Our E-mail Disaster

Whether or not you have atrial fibrillation, stress isn't good for you. We've all had e-mail disasters, and they are stressful. I had one earlier this year. A writer for MSNBC.com recently had her own e-mail disaster, but as I shared my experience, she realized that there is life after e-mail disaster. She wrote up my experience at MSNBC.com …

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Amiodarone Replacement Gets the Fast Track

For those atrial fibrillation patients who are on amiodarone, or for those avoiding it, there is good news. Multaq® (dronedarone), a replacement for amiodarone, received priority review status from the US FDA. While amiodarone is among the most effective atrial fibrillation medications, it has major toxicity issues that dronedarone doesn't display. Read more...

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Exercise Prevents Atrial Fibrillation in Elderly

A new study in Circulation indicates that light exercise can help prevent atrial fibrillation in older people, reducing the risk 22 to 44 percent. That sounds great, but is exercise right for everyone, especially elderly? Probably not, especially if we already have atrial fibrillation. Exercise brings on atrial fibrillation in some people; it stops atrial fibrillation in others. While exercise may be safe for most people, it's …

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Mellanie True Hills of StopAfib.org was Quoted at FOXBusiness.com

If you're a Blackberry addict or a stress junkie, which can contribute to atrial fibrillation, you may be interested in this new article in which Mellanie True Hills, CEO of StopAfib.org, was quoted. Mellanie True Hills quoted at FOXBusiness.com P.S. A reader just sent this additional link for Blackbery addicts: Texting and walking is bad for …

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