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Preexisting Conditions Proven Riskier with Atrial Fibrillation

The first clinical research case-study of its kind found that patients with heart failure (HF) to be more at risk of death if diagnosed with AF, the American Journal of Medicine reported. “Risk factors with the largest population attributable fractions

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Cardiac Care Post-Event

By Sydney Ellis Adapted from: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, WebMD, American Heart Association, WebMD

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Special Holiday Discount!

This holiday season Lohman Technologies is bringing back its special promotional discount on its best-selling product… The original AfibAlert cardiac self-monitoring device–included with a 1-year warranty, web access, and customer support– originally retailing at $299 is now available for only

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New Study Associates Heart Attacks & Kidney Failure with Atrial Fibrillation

Patients, healthcare providers and payers now have more to be concerned with regarding atrial fibrillation (Afib) diagnoses. Increased risk of heart attack and kidney failure are now being associated to having an irregular heartbeat, according to an analysis of 104 studies

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Afib Impacts Healthcare Systems

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5 Ways to Enjoy Summer with Afib!

Whether you’re having fun in the sun at a faraway destination or trying to keep cool at home, safety is always a priority if you have atrial fibrillation.  Keep your Afib in check by following these helpful hints to ensure

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New “Pill in Pocket” Approach for Afib Treatment

A new study into treating atrial fibrillation by Dr. Francis Marchlinski and colleagues found that patient’s self-monitoring their cardiac rhythms through a smartphone app may be a promising new alternative to taking blood-thinning medication. The study had patients monitor their

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