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    Take Heart: 5 Tips for Cardiac Health

    Feb 26 2019
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    Take Heart: 5 Tips for Cardiac Health

    As American Heart Month winds down, you might have seen at least one heart health poster warning you of the dangers of heart disease. And with good reason — according to the Centers for Disease Control, 1 in 4 deaths in the United States are due to heart disease.

    Marfan Syndrome & Imaging Exams

    Dec 02 2016
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    People with Marfan Syndrome are typically very tall. But there’s more to this condition than stature alone. Marfan patients have an increased risk of developing cardiac problems, and they need lifelong imaging to monitor their heart and blood vessels.

    Plagued by Leg Pain After Your DVT Diagnosis

    Apr 05 2016
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    About 40% of patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) will continue to experience daily symptoms such as leg pain and swelling. Are you one of them? While treatment with an anti-coagulant (also known as a blood thinner) helps prevent future clots from forming, it does not actively dissolve or treat the original clot.