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HeartWare has received 27 complaints related to controller failure over a 3-year period. While the company has taken corrective measures, the FDA says it failed to properly validate and verify their implemented changes. http://bit.ly/1rYIN9P
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Land of Confusion: New Reviews Sorts Through the Cholesterol Guidelines to Make Sense of It All http://bit.ly/1qjRHKR
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Will Expanding Statins Reduce CV Events? http://bit.ly/1smnyQd
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Which New Hypertension Guidelines Are the Best? http://bit.ly/1vvrE6N
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Postpartum Chest Pain: What's the Cause? http://bit.ly/1s8GYYR
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Mega hypertension study of 1.25 million primary care patients has identified some new observations on how blood pressure affects 12 different manifestations of cardiovascular disease, including various forms of stroke. http://bit.ly/1v4iKNj
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Lessons From the WHI -- Part 1: Hormone Therapy http://bit.ly/1qkiRl4
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Common perceptions about the CV safety of #NSAIDs took a hit in a Women's Health Initiative study, but not everyone agrees with it. http://bit.ly/1qjRbww
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Statins and Antibiotics: Which Combination Is Safest? http://bit.ly/1vaXXrF
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Prasugrel was typically used off-label in higher-risk patients, but its inappropriate use was by no means uniform across the 123 US centers, investigators say. http://bit.ly/1v4jjH1
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Heart-failure biomarker research needs shaking up http://bit.ly/1s8ENUY
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Dr A. Pieter Kappetein on transcatheter aortic valves at #EuroPCR2014. Stay tuned!
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