Discover the latest breakthroughs for Atrial Fibrillation

Updated September 2014 with the latest news on the investigations relating to Pradaxa (dabigatran). Atrial Fibrillation is a particular type of irregular heart beat which can have dangerous consequences to your health if left untreated. People with atrial fibrillation, commonly referred to as AF or AFib, are more prone to blood clots, which can lead to

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Atrial Fibrillation: What You Need to Know-A Beginner’s Guide for Patients and Caregivers

Have you seen the headlines? Top doctors and researchers have recently made some very shocking allegations against the manufacturer of the atrial fibrillation drug Pradaxa (dabigatran) in one of the most reputable online medical journals in the world. Learn the facts here: Atrial Fibrillation is a particular type of irregular heart beat which can have

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Food for Life 19

Fats and Your Heart 3 Polyunsaturated fats and your heart Like monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats lower LDL cholesterol when substituted for saturated fats in the diet. Polyunsaturated fats called omega-3 fats—particularly eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) found primarily in fish— lower triglyceride levels, prevent potentially fatal abnormal heart rhythms, and slightly lower blood

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Healthy Greek Salad

Makes 6 Servings INGREDIENTS: • 3 large ripe tomatoes, chopped • 2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped • 1 small red onion, chopped • 1/4 cup olive oil • 4 teaspoons lemon juice • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano • salt and pepper to taste • 1 cup crumbled feta cheese • 6 black Greek olives,

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