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2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Afib Medications & Stroke Prevention: Eric Prystowsky, MD

2013 Atrial Fibrillation Conference: Afib Medications & Stroke Prevention: Eric Prystowsky, MD

Dr. Eric Prystowsky discusses treatments for atrial fibrillation, including rate control and rhythm control, as well as use of anticoagulants to prevent afib-related strokes.

At the conclusion of his presentation, StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills bestowed upon Dr. Prystowsky the first ever “Advocate for Patients” Award for his work in bringing afib patients to the table where decisions are made about our care and his ongoing quest to “Preserve the Brain” through educating doctors and patients.

Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Gibbs and Health Commissioner Farley Announce Decrease in Foodborne Illness and Increase in Restaurant Revenue Since Letter Grading Began

Mayor Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Gibbs and Health Commissioner Farley Announce Decrease in Foodborne Illness and Increase in Restaurant Revenue Since Letter Grading Began

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas A. Farley announced today that reported salmonella infections, an important indicator of foodborne illness, fell 14 percent during letter grading ’s first full year to the lowest level in the last 20 years.

The State of Men: Two out of Three Men Feel Their Life is Better Than (or the Same As) It Was Before the Recession

The State of Men: Two out of Three Men Feel Their Life is Better Than (or the Same As) It Was Before the Recession

The State of Men: Two out of Three Men Feel Their Life is Better Than (or the Same As) It Was Before the Recession A new survey conducted by Men’s Health in partnership with GfK Roper finds that modern men embrace new interests and priorities; rise to era’s challenges by shifting goals, roles NEW YORK–(BUSINESS […]

NARSAD Grantees Discover that a History of Child Abuse and Maternal Separation Are Risk Factors for Mental Illness

NARSAD Grantees Discover that a History of Child Abuse and Maternal       Separation Are Risk Factors for Mental Illness

GREAT NECK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Two recipients of NARSAD Grants from the Brain       & Behavior Research Foundation have provided new       insights into the link between childhood stress and the development of       mental illness. “We are very pleased with the recent discoveries made by Drs. Brenhouse       and Danese” NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee Andrea Danese, MD, PhD, found that       […]

Getting Serious About Psoriasis

Getting Serious About Psoriasis

  (BUSINESS WIRE)–(NAPSW)—Psoriasis is the most prevalent autoimmune disease in the U.S., according to the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF), affecting as many as 7.5 million Americans. Now, through a new campaign called “Are You Serious?,” adults living with plaque psoriasis are invited to share their story of the moment they realized it was time to […]