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    Join Million Hearts™ in the Fight Against Heart Attacks

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Feb 10, 2014 7:49:36 AM

    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) continues its national initiative aimed to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in the U.S. over the next five years. The campaign is called Million Hearts and is co-led by CDC and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), integrating and amplifying a range of existing heart disease and stroke prevention programs, policies, and activities.

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    Topics: HHS, CMS, Stroke, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services, heart, heart attack, Million Hearts, Cardiology, Center for Disease Control, high blood pressure, high cholesterol

    New Implanted Defibrillator Works Without Touching Heart

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Aug 25, 2013 2:13:47 PM

    Reposted from the American Heart Association's blog.

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    Topics: patient education, American Heart Association, AHA, cardiac arrest, General Medicine, heart attack, Cardiology, defribillator

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