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Category: Cardiology

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April 8, 2019

Understanding Pericardial Effusion

This condition of fluid around the heart can mimic the symptoms of a heart attack or heart failure.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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February 13, 2019

Changing the Conversation about Cholesterol

Cardiologist explains the American Heart Association’s updated cholesterol guidelines.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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February 5, 2019

You’ve Been Diagnosed with Atrial Fibrillation. Now What?

Learn how to manage your AFib symptoms to avoid trips to the emergency room.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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January 22, 2018

Four Ways Cardiac Rehab Improves Your Life if You Have Heart Disease

Participating in cardiac rehab is associated with a 50 percent drop in death rates.

Cardiology, Heart Health

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Heart Disease Strategy

December 6, 2017

Choosing a Strategy to Help Patients at Risk for Heart Disease

Heart patients get the best care when primary care providers and cardiologists work together, sooner. There is a trend toward earlier collaboration between general physicians and heart specialists, according to Thelsa Weickert, MD, a cardiologist with UNC Heart & Vascular. “Gone are the days when we would see people after their third or fourth heart…

Cardiology, Health, Heart Health

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Dr. Sidney Smith

March 14, 2017

Smith Recognized With American College of Cardiology Top Honor

Sidney C. Smith, Jr, MD, will be presented with the Master of the ACC Award at ACC’s 66th Annual Scientific Session.

Awards, Cardiology

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