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WATCHING OUT FOR HEART WARRIORS. In honor of Newborn Screening Awareness Month, SecondsCount.org Editor-in-Chief Dr. Dennis Kim discusses an important test used to help doctors diagnose critical congenital heart defects. The most common congenital heart defects in babies, heart defects affect approximately 1 in 110 babies born today. Early diagnosis is key to treating congenital heart defects and preventing long-term complications. Click the link to watch the video.
Watch as SCAI President Dr. Ted A. Bass discusses how stents are used in the care of patients with heart disease.
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9 Ways to Help Your Kids Enjoy (Yes, Enjoy!) Healthy Foods & Physical Activity
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STENTS & STABLE HEART DISEASE: Please watch as SCAI President Dr. Ted A Bass discusses the algorithm physicians use in recommending treatment options for each patient with stable heart disease.
Watch as SCAI President Dr. Ted A. Bass discusses how stents are used in the care of patients with heart disease.
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SCAI, the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, is the host of SecondsCount.org. Education is fundamental to achieving our mission of optimizing the care of cardiovascular patients.
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SMOKING & HEART ATTACK. Heart doc urges smokers to quit; non-smokers, never start. Tips on how to keep your teen clean, support your quitter, and kick the habit for good:  bit.ly/tie0DG
Everyone is reeling at the sudden death of beloved Dallas radio personality Kidd Kraddick at 53, including Dr. Jeffrey Schussler, an interventional cardiologist at Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and professor of medicine at Texas A & M, who ...
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Heart-smart tips for quenching your thirst while cutting back on soda & juice.
You want to eat “heart-smart”, right? A rainbow of colors from fruits and veggies, whole grains, fish and lean meats, a morsel of dark chocolate every now and
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IS ANGINA RUINING YOUR LIFE? Angina can be painful and frightening but it doesn’t have to ruin your life. If you take action and work with your doctor to find a treatment plan that’s right for you, you can find relief from symptoms. Learn what causes angina, what to do when angina strikes, how to work with your doctor on a treatment plan. And meet Debbie, a woman who learned how to manage her angina.
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TIPS FOR PACKING HEALTHY LUNCHES: Is it back-to-school time at your house? Wondering how you'll pack heart-healthy lunches for your kids (and yourself) when you're strapped for time? SecondsCount  helps you prepare healthy meals, including lunches, all year 'round.
Obesity and high cholesterol levels in children are becoming disturbing trends, but do your children really need to have their cholesterol checked? And, whether
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NEED-TO-KNOW INFO FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WITH CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE: Don't miss this article from CNN on finding the best physician and hospital for your child. And for more on children & CHD, go to SecondsCount.org : http://bit.ly/z40RJy
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Get to know the Pediatric Heart Network, where experts come together to understand how best to treat congenital heart disease.
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PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE:  A major cause of cardiovascular death and amputation, PAD is increasing in prevalence worldwide yet many people have never heard of it. Learn more about PAD, including symptoms as well as how it is diagnosed and treated: http://bit.ly/16KGjO3
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HEART ATTACKS: GEOGRAPHY OR RISK FACTORS? Is it the city where we live or our risk factors for heart disease? Before you pull up stakes and move, learn about the heart disease risk factors you can change: http://bit.ly/yow6av.
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Educated Patients Lead to Better Care. Leading heart doctors created SecondsCount.org to give you the most complete, unbiased, accurate, and up-to-date information available on heart and vascular disease. From the most basic questions about your cardiovascular health to the latest news on diagnosis, treatment and prevention, SecondsCount.org has information to help you make the best decisions for your cardiovascular health.

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