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A collection of resources from @thickheartmom - a heart momma in Texas!
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Reply - Journal of the American College of Cardiology

We thank Dr. Maron and the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association for their interest in our paper (1). Both take issue with the fact that one of the symptoms in this patient cohort was tiredness. Symptoms have to be ...
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Research on Children With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 1996 to serve the hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) community in matters of advocacy, support, and education. The Hypertrophic ...
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Early Cardiac Retention of Administered Stem Cells Determines Clinical Efficacy of Cell Therapy in Patients With Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Early Cardiac Retention of Administered Stem Cells Determines Clinical Efficacy of Cell Therapy in Patients With Dilated Cardiomyopathy | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
RT @CircRes: New editorial examines the clinical efficacy of #StemCell therapy in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy http://t.co/Ab48uFeL
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New smaller heart pump for patients awaiting transplant - Channel News Asia

New smaller heart pump for patients awaiting transplant - Channel News Asia | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
Straits Times New smaller heart pump for patients awaiting transplant Channel News Asia SINGAPORE: A new heart pump which allows advanced heart failure patients to enjoy better quality of life while they wait for a heart transplant is now available...
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Smoking Greatly Affects Heart Surgery Outcome, Shows Study ...

Smoking Greatly Affects Heart Surgery Outcome, Shows Study ... | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
A new study has shown that changes found in smokers' lungs can linger and affect the outcome of heart surgery even a year after quitting. The study, published in the journal The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, looked at the ...
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Veteran's improbable survival gives heart to shell-shocked surgeon - CBS News

Veteran's improbable survival gives heart to shell-shocked surgeon - CBS News | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
Veteran's improbable survival gives heart to shell-shocked surgeon CBS News (CBS News) AUBURN, Ala. -- The carnage Lee Warren encountered in the combat hospital at Balad, Iraq, in 2005 was like nothing he had ever seen as a neurosurgeon.
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Fish Oil Supplements Won't Prevent Irregular Heart Beat: Study - U.S. News & World Report

Fish Oil Supplements Won't Prevent Irregular Heart Beat: Study - U.S. News & World Report | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
Fish Oil Supplements Won't Prevent Irregular Heart Beat: Study U.S. News & World Report Atrial fibrillation is a common heart problem usually kept under control with medications and sometimes with surgical procedures.
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Man accused of faking heart attack to get out of Beaverton ticket sentenced to ... - OregonLive.com

Man accused of faking heart attack to get out of Beaverton ticket sentenced to ... - OregonLive.com | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
OregonLive.comMan accused of faking heart attack to get out of Beaverton ticket sentenced to ...OregonLive.comView full size Geoffrey Burke Beaverton Police Department.
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Watch for 'holiday heart syndrome,' Alexandria hospital advises - Alexandria Town Talk

Watch for 'holiday heart syndrome,' Alexandria hospital advises - Alexandria Town Talk | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
Watch for 'holiday heart syndrome,' Alexandria hospital advisesAlexandria Town TalkThe staff at Rapides Regional Heart Hospital reminds all that as you celebrate the season, you should also remember your heart health.
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Deputy, educators save 13-year-old cardiac arrest victim - State Gazette

Deputy, educators save 13-year-old cardiac arrest victim State Gazette Nolan Gregory, son of Christi Gregory of Newbern and Shane Gregory of Tiptonville, Tenn.
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Heart transplant recipients, caregivers celebrate second chance at life

Heart transplant recipients, caregivers celebrate second chance at life | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
Heart transplant patients and their caregivers gathered for an emotional holiday party Tuesday. YNN's Chris Cybulski shows how patients and staff built lifelong bonds.
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Zak will need a heart transplant sooner rather than later... DONATE LIFE, and save children like Zak!

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Boy who received heart transplant inspires Bakersfield girl

Boy who received heart transplant inspires Bakersfield girl | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
A brave little boy from Oildale who had a heart transplant has made a big impact on a Bakersfield girl. The fifth grader is now encouraging people to learn about organ donation.
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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Childhood - Journal of the ...

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, 920 East 28th Street, Suite 620, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407. Copyright 2013, American College of Cardiology Foundation. All Rights Reserved.
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Stanford Researchers Use Stem Cells To Pinpoint Cause Of Common Type Of Sudden Cardiac Death

Stanford Researchers Use Stem Cells To Pinpoint Cause Of Common Type Of Sudden Cardiac Death | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
When a young athlete dies unexpectedly on the basketball court or the football field, it's both shocking and tragic. Now Stanford University School of Medicine researchers have, for the first tim (RT @SWCVA: see this?
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Defibrillator used to rescue man

Defibrillator used to rescue man | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
A man who collapsed at an Ottawa fitness club, this morning, was rescued with a defibrillator machine. (RT @OttawaAthletic: OAC staff respond quickly to save a member's life. See details.
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Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant

Extract: How it feels to wait for a heart transplant | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
John Healy, maitre d of RTÉ’s The Restaurant, recalls the stress of waiting for his life-saving heart transplant operation.
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Free heart health screenings offered - Albany Democrat Herald

Free heart health screenings offered - Albany Democrat Herald | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
Free heart health screenings offered Albany Democrat Herald In recognition of American Heart Month, Samaritan Heart & Vascular Institute will offer free heart health screenings in Linn and Benton counties.
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Optimizing Outcomes in Cardiac Arrest

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One more of the great presentations at EMS Expo was on improving outcomes from cardiac arrest. Lake Sumter EMS does not follow the AHA (American Heart Association) ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) guidelines.
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Key Gene for Regenerating Cells After Heart Attack - Science Daily (press release)

Key Gene for Regenerating Cells After Heart Attack - Science Daily (press release) | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
Key Gene for Regenerating Cells After Heart Attack Science Daily (press release) Cardiologists and molecular biologists at UT Southwestern, teaming up to study in mice how heart tissue regenerates, found that microRNAs -- tiny strands that regulate...
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Micro-bubbles may help prevent heart attacks and strokes

Micro-bubbles may help prevent heart attacks and strokes | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
Micro-bubbles have been used to pinpoint inflamed areas of arteries in pigs, paving the way for use in humans.
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Study: Female Smokers Risk Sudden Cardiac Arrest « CBS Philly

Study: Female Smokers Risk Sudden Cardiac Arrest « CBS Philly | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
A recent study of female smokers found that even light to moderate smokers may be more likely to suffer sudden cardiac death.
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More children surviving in-hospital cardiac arrest - Iowa Now

More children surviving in-hospital cardiac arrest - Iowa Now | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
Iowa Now More children surviving in-hospital cardiac arrest Iowa Now University of Iowa researchers and colleagues recently reported that adults were almost two times more likely to survive in-hospital cardiac arrest in 2009 than they were in 2000.
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Heart transplant waiting list war hero who is always '15 seconds from death' has benefits stopped because he is not disabled enough

Heart transplant waiting list war hero who is always '15 seconds from death' has benefits stopped because he is not disabled enough | Special Heartz | Scoop.it
Devastated Alex Smith, 37, from Lincoln, suffered heart failure after developing a serious chest infection but his financial support has been axed by benefits chiefs.
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