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News Beats features heart health news stories from around the world and handy library tips. In a world where new information overload is common, you need tools to focus your attention. We do the leg work so you can be relaxed and informed. Bookmark this page to keep your finger on the pulse of Library & Learning Resource Center developments and current cardiovascular news. 

From the headlines . . .

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August 21, 2014
"For Older Women, Working Out May Keep Heart Rates Regular"
www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/21/us-women-fitness-heart-rhythm-idUSKBN0GL1OD20140821

August 19, 2014
"Antibiotic Might Raise Heart Risks for Some"
[Clarythromycin may increase risk of death from heart-related causes]
health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2014/08/19/antibiotic-might-raise-heart-risks-for-some

August 19, 2014
"Cardiovascular Disease is Killing More European Women than Men"
www.irishexaminer.com/world/cardiovascular-disease-is-killing-more-european-women-than-men-282786.html

August 19, 2014
"Huge Discrepancies on Heart Disease in Europe"
[Eastern Europeans still dying from preventable heart disease while deaths are decreasing in Western Europe]
news.yahoo.com/huge-discrepancies-heart-disease-europe-001041840.html

August 13, 2014
"Surgery Patients' Heart Rhythms Seen as Indicator of Stroke Risk"
[Patients with atrial fibrillation during surgery are more likely to have stroke in the next year]
well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/12/a-new-surgery-risk/

August 11, 2014
"New Concerns About an Old Heart Drug"
[Digoxin potentially dangerous for patients with atrial fibrillation]
well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/11/new-concerns-about-an-old-heart-drug/

August 11, 2014
"Statins Don't Require Liver Tests"
well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/11/statins-dont-require-routine-liver-tests/

August 4, 2014
"Statin Guidelines Change, but Your Doctor May Not Go Along"
www.reuters.com/article/2014/08/04/us-statin-guidelines-idUSKBN0G41W820140804

July 31, 2014
"Statins May Speed Wound Healing"
well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/07/31/statins-may-speed-wound-healing/


From the Library . . .

Read the L&LRC E-news E-news: We want to get your attention so you can take advantage of some of the great resources available at the THI library.

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  • Celebrate Thanksgiving the healthy way.

Come by the library for a class, a journal, a book, or to get help from a staff member. Read the Latest issue ... E-news.


Arrhythmia Essentials Best Books: Several new books are highlighted on the best books page, focused this month on cardiac arrhythmias. Visit the Library or use the catalog to check out our full collection.

If you would like to submit your favorite picks or share a book review, contact Rebecca Ajtai, Coordinator of Library Services.

 

 


 

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