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20 Nov Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It is the most common cancer worldwide. Lung Cancer is the number one cancer killer of women and men in the United States. It takes more lives every year than colon, prostate, ovarian and breast cancers combined. Early detection leads...

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06 Nov National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

The month of November is known as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. President Ronald Reagan made that designation in 1983 and it is something that is still recognized today. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, at that time there were less than two million people with the disease. Alzheimer’s...

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24 Oct Study Takes a Look at Contemporary Use of Hybrid Revascularization

Yesterday researchers noted that Hybrid revascularization, combining percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), for the treatment of multivessel coronary artery disease, is used infrequently. According to findings published in the American Heart Journal, a new analysis, reveals that while the risk-adjusted...

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26 Sep Greater Treatment Options for AVS Patients with a Lower Surgical Risk of Major Complications

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, that protects the public health, approved an expanded indication for several transcatheter heart valves to include patients with severe aortic valve stenosis (Sapien 3, Sapien 3 Ultra, CoreValve...

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