What is Cardiomyopathy?

Cardiomyopathy is disease to to the heart muscle. It literally translates straight across; “Cardio” meaning heart, “Myo” meaning muscle, and “Pathy” meaning disease. That being said this a real generalized broad term and can go into much more detail. There are two basic categories of cardiomyopathy. There is secondary cardiomyopathy and primary cardiomyopathy. Secondary cardiomyopathy […]

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What Are the Causes of Cardiac Arrest?

Cardiac arrest can happen either, and most commonly, from underlining heart problems or it can also happen because of other reasons other than heart problems. Among one of the most common causes is heart attack. There are other heart problems which can also lead to cardiac arrest one example is if the heart muscle is […]

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Short (But Interesting) History of CPR

By randomly clicking on this article, this may be the thing that one day helps you save someone’s life because in the US and Europe combined about 2,000 people have a cardiac arrest outside of the hospital every single day,and most of the time it’s witnessed by somebody. If that person goes over and starts […]

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A Quick Dip Into The History Of Emergency Medical Services(EMS)

Emergency Medical Service (EMS) (also known as Ambulance Service, Paramedic Service or Emergency Service) provides urgent pre-hospital treatment and stabilization for serious illnesses and injuries, as well as transportation to a care facility like a hospital. In most places, the emergency services can be called upon by members of the public, other medical facilities, businesses […]

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Staying Cool, Safe, and Informed In a Heatwave

Some people are going to be experiencing moments of high heat here in the near future as spring comes close to an end and summer starts to take hold. While, some people have obvious places and/or ways to get out of the heat others just either don’t have these things available to them, it may […]

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SOLOIST-WHF and SCORED Results

Hello, I’m Dr. Deepak Bhatt. And it is really a pleasure for me to provide a quick recap of the soloist and scored late breaking clinical trial presentations that I just presented back to back, and which were both published simultaneously in the New England Journal of Medicine. To quickly recap, both trials studied an […]

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Covid 19 orders

California Issues Limited Stay at Home Order Due to Hospitalizations It would appear that residents in San Bernardino County and all other Southern California counties will be adapting to a new Stay at Home Order in response to a rapid growth in COVID-19 cases and a substantial increase in hospitalizations and ICU admissions. The new […]

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AHA Scientific Session – Covid-19

Below is a link to the youtube video discussing AHA’s response to Covid 19. Also, below that is a transcript of the video. Well we’re here at the end of sessions and I’m here with Dr. Manesh Patel, our Vice Chair for Sessions. Manesh, congratulations on completing really successful meetings and thanks so much for […]

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Vaccine Test Results Offer New Hope

Covid-19 While new COVID-19 cases and hospitalization rates have continued to increase, news from several vaccine manufacturers has been very encouraging – leading to widespread hope that two vaccines will gain regulatory approval and begin mass production as early as this month. We thought it would be helpful to briefly explain how vaccines are being […]

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Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are a growing problem in the US, and most homeowners fear bed bugs. It is never fun to think you have a pest problem. The reason they are called bed bugs is that they infest mattresses, bed frames, box springs, etc. Experts point out that they can get blood meals from other bugs […]

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