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Dec 15
AFib News Blog
Thank you for a wonderful 6 years

After six years as your community manager, I am writing to let you know that I will be stepping away from the Support Network and MAE communities. I have valued the opportunity to get to know each of you, learn your history, and provide support to you through your journey.

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Apr 24
AFib News Blog
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Call 9-1-1

Emergencies don’t stop for COVID-19. Calling 9-1-1 at the first sign of heart attack, stroke, or cardiac arrest saves lives.

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Mar 17
AFib News Blog
Patients taking ACE-i and ARBs who contract COVID-19 should continue treatment, unless otherwise advised by their physician

Statement from the American Heart Association, the Heart Failure Society of America and the American College of Cardiology

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Mar 12
AFib News Blog
Coronavirus precautions for patients, others facing higher risks

Eduardo Sanchez, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, the American Heart Association’s Chief Medical Officer for Prevention, shares advice and resources for patients and others concerned about the coronavirus.

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Feb 26
AFib News Blog
Blood-thinning medications may reduce stroke risk for AFib patients

AFib patients face an increased risk of stroke, a potentially devastating event. Now a newer type of blood-thinning medication, non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants, is the preferred alternative to warfarin to reduce the risk of stroke associated with atrial fibrillation.

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