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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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$$ Dollars and Sense of “The Last Heart Attack”

Did you notice the advertisers who brought you this special? Whenever I see a program like this one, I like to go back and take note of who was paying for it. My very first blog back in February 2011, … 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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Obesity, diet and the CEO of the American Heart Association

Still no electrical power in Stonington; so here I am at my favorite Mystic Starbucks — with fresh coffee, electricity, music and the all-important internet connection. For those of you who still haven’t seen the CNN Special, I provided a … Continue reading

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“The Last Heart Attack” on CNN (My review) + link to video

Overall it was a fabulous life-saving telecast — but… While watching the show from near Boston during Hurricane Irene, my first thought was that both Irene and the “Sanjay Special” had fallen short of meeting expectations. Thankfully in the case … Continue reading

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