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Small, Implantable Device Gives Heart Failure Patient Lifesaving Data


A small, implantable pressure sensor is giving an Arizona woman control and confidence to manage her heart condition.

Hospital patients less likely to survive "off-hours" cardiac arrest


Cardiac arrest survival is less likely in middle of the night or on weekends.

Karl B. Kern, MD


More people will survive cardiac arrest if emergency medical dispatchers give chest compression-only CPR instructions over the phone and if infants and children receive chest compressions with rescue breaths.

Nancy K. Sweitzer, MD, PhD contributes to JACC editorial on the myth of the metaboloically healthy


Obesity sans metabolic issues still tied to cardiovascular disease