November is National COPD Awareness Month

November is National COPD Awareness Month to raise awareness of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). According to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), more than 16 million Americans have been diagnosed with COPD. However, there are also millions more who do not even know they have it. This is unfortunate because, while there…

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Losing 10% of Weight can Reverse Atrial Fibrillation

Losing 10% of weight can reverse atrial fibrillation (AFib), according to an Australian study published June 14, 2018 in the heart journal Eurospace. Researchers from the Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders at the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) discovered that losing only 10% of weight could stop…

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