Tag: cardiology

brushing teeth lowers risk of heart failure

Want to Stay Heart Healthy? Brush Your Teeth!

Frequent brushing linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure Frequent brushing of teeth is linked with lower risks of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, according to a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, a journal of the…

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Heart Failure

What Exactly is Heart Failure and How is it Treated? DOWNLOAD NOW Heart failure is a bit of an oxymoron.  When we hear the medical term “heart failure” it does not mean that the heart has necessarily stopped beating.  Rather, the heart has begun…

Fighting Against Heart Failure

New initiative leads to decreased readmissions and better-prepared clinicians and patients Some 5.7 million Americans have heart failure (HF), a leading cause of hospitalization among people over the age of 65. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of those with…

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