Gregg Fonarow

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Name: Gregg Fonarow
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Sudden cardiac arrest: Bang your dead

Sudden cardiac arrest happens when all of a sudden your heart stops beating, your blood no longer circulates to the brain and other organs, you stop breathing, you have no pulse, and it happens so suddenly you were caught without time to do anything about ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

By Steven ReinbergTUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Two treatments that break up blood clots deep in the veins of the legs appear no different in terms of death risk. However, one results in a greater risk of bleeding and average hospitalization ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots

(HealthDay News) -- Two treatments that break up blood clots deep in the veins of the legs appear no different in terms of death risk. However, one results in a greater risk of bleeding and average hospitalization bills that are three times the cost of ... [Published Health Finder - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S. Adults

By Dennis ThompsonMONDAY, July 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Despite recent advances in preventing heart attacks among U.S. seniors, those gains don't seem to have occurred among middle-aged adults -- especially women, a new study reports.Heart attack ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later

Young adults who drop their bad health habits can reduce their risk of heart disease as they age, new research suggests“Even after people have hit adulthood with some unhealthy behaviors, it’s not too late to produce a benefit for their heart if they ... [Published Illinois Manufacturing Association - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Screen Older Men Who’ve Ever Smoked for Aneurysms: Experts

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay ReporterMONDAY, June 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Older men who smoke or have smoked 100 cigarettes or more should be screened for an abdominal aortic aneurysm, a panel of U.S. health experts recommends.The U.S. Preventive ... [Published Health.com - Jun 23 2014]
First reported May 08 2014 - Updated May 09 2014 - 1 reports

Who Should and Who Shouldn’t Take Daily Aspirin

Heart doctors around the country got a lot of phone calls from worried patients after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that taking low doses of aspirin every day to prevent a first heart event wasn’t safe for healthy people . Did something ... [Published TIME.com - May 08 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care

Studies looked at improvements in ER, specially equipped ambulance that could deliver clot-busting drug WebMD News from HealthDay By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Every minute counts for stroke victims ... [Published WebMD - Apr 23 2014]

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"while awaiting further evidence, catheter-delivered thrombolysis may be considered in patients with dvt who are at low risk for bleeding" Fonarow said
"someone looks at this 30- or 40-year-old female -- they can't be having a heart attack, so it must be something else" Fonarow said. Women end up getting less aggressive treatment because it takes longer to detect their heart attack, he suggested

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Sudden cardiac arrest: Bang your dead [Published Examiner.com - Jul 23 2014]
Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg C... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 22 2014]
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No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 21 2014]
No Change in Heart Attack Rates for Younger U.S... [Published Health Finder - Jul 21 2014]
Change Bad Habits Early, Save Your Heart Later [Published Illinois Manufacturing Association - Jul 10 2014]
Screen Older Men Who’ve Ever Smoked for Aneurys... [Published Health.com - Jun 23 2014]
Screen Older Men Who've Ever Smoked for Aneurys... [Published Health Finder - Jun 23 2014]
Who Should and Who Shouldn’t Take Daily Aspirin [Published TIME.com - May 08 2014]
Research Shows Ways to Speed Stroke Care [Published WebMD - Apr 23 2014]
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