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2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Afib Medications & Stroke Prevention: Eric Prystowsky, MD

heart1 90x65 2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Afib Medications & Stroke Prevention: Eric Prystowsky, MD

Dr. Eric Prystowsky discusses treatments for atrial fibrillation, including rate control and rhythm control, as well as use of anticoagulants to prevent afib-related strokes.

At the conclusion of his presentation, StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills bestowed upon Dr. Prystowsky the first ever “Advocate for Patients” Award for his work in bringing afib patients to the table where decisions are made about our care and his ongoing quest to “Preserve the Brain” through educating doctors and patients.

Radioactive gas is persistent health risk in Minnesota

US homes over recommended radon levels Radioactive gas is persistent health risk in Minnesota

Every 25 minutes, one person in the U.S. dies from radon-related lung cancer. It is the leading environmental cause of cancer deaths and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. More than 21,000 lung cancer deaths are attributed to radon each year in the U.S

Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Gibbs and Health Commissioner Farley Announce Decrease in Foodborne Illness and Increase in Restaurant Revenue Since Letter Grading Began

mikebloomberg0306 90x65 Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Gibbs and Health Commissioner Farley Announce Decrease in Foodborne Illness and Increase in Restaurant Revenue Since Letter Grading Began

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas A. Farley announced today that reported salmonella infections, an important indicator of foodborne illness, fell 14 percent during letter grading ’s first full year to the lowest level in the last 20 years.

The State of Men: Two out of Three Men Feel Their Life is Better Than (or the Same As) It Was Before the Recession

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