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All about cardiovascular health, from diagnosis, to treatment and prevention.
All about cardiovascular health, from diagnosis, to treatment and prevention.

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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.

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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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9 Ways to Help Your Kids Enjoy (Yes, Enjoy!) Healthy Foods & Physical Activity

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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.

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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.

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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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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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Get to know the Pediatric Heart Network, where experts come together to understand how best to treat congenital heart disease.

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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

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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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