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American Heart Month: 7 things to know about AFib

February is American Heart Month and an important time to learn more about this common heart arrhythmia. Most people take a regular heartbeat for granted but according to the American Heart Association, at least 2.7 million Americans cannot. They are living with the most common form of irregular heartbeat known as atrial fibrillation, or AFib. […]

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A rise in cardiovascular-related deaths: highest among Asian, Black, Hispanic populations

The number of people dying from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the U.S. escalating and it is impacting Asian, Black, and Hispanic populations the most. Cardiovascular disease, overall, includes coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and hypertension/high blood pressure. Coronary heart disease includes clogged arteries or atherosclerosis of the heart, which can cause a heart attack. During the first year of […]

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