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Foods That May Prevent Atrial Fibrillation

Last time, we mentioned the Micronutrient Information Center of the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University. Here's some additional information from there related to cardiac arrhythmias: "Walnuts are especially rich in alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid with a number of cardioprotective effects, including the prevention of cardiac arrhythmias that may lead to sudden cardiac …

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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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