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Sharing life-saving information with a friend…

…is not the same thing as proselytizing. From time to time, one of my friends gets a wake-up call. He feels some chest pains, goes to his cardiologist and is scheduled for immediate open heart surgery. This series of events … Continue reading

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ConsumerReports. Deceptive “confusion” on Heart Disease

Title of Cover Story: The business of healing hearts — Cardiac care is a money-making machine that too often favors profit over science With a title like that, you might be thinking that your trusted ConsumerReports was going to provide you with information … Continue reading

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Oz takes “confusion over clarity” to a new level – TIME

The Oz Diet. No more myths. No more fads. What you should eat — and why. Leading off with a title like that, you’d expect to see some much-needed CLARITY on this crucial topic — but Dr. Oz’s cover article … Continue reading

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American Hangnail “Association.” Do we need one?

No. And we may not need one for heart disease very much longer… If you missed the CNN Special “The Last Heart Attack” this past Sunday, you will have several opportunities to see it — described later in this post. … Continue reading

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CNN re-schedules “heart attack special” again — The right move

First Gaddafi, now Irene — CNN was right to re-schedule in both cases With all of the distractions that go along with preparing for and riding out a major hurricane, I was almost relieved to hear that CNN had decided … Continue reading

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