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Thousands of heart patients do not need to open heart surgery

The operation is a daring: To replace a failing heart valve, the cardiologists insert a replacement through the patient's groin and penetrate all the way to the heart and operate it in the location of the old valve. The procedure, called transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), has been reserved mostly for patients who are so old and sick that they …

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Two deaths in the I-70 crash near Terre Haute – Indiana News

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO) – Indiana State Police say two crashes with four semi-trailers and five passenger cars have left at least two people dead and West Interstate 70 closed near Terre Haute. According to the WTHR sister station WTWO, the crash occurred at the 11 mil marker in westbound lane at 9:41 am According to the Indiana State Police …

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Children's noses' hold clues to serious lung infections

Image copyright Getty Images Examining the bacteria and viruses in the noses of children could give clues to improve the diagnosis and treatment of severe lung infections, and new study has found. Lung infections are a leading cause of death in underfives worldwide. The study found the make-up of bacteria and viruses was altered in the noses of children with …

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Are eggs good or bad for you? New research resumes debate

LOS ANGELES – The latest US survey on eggs will not go over easily for those who cannot eat breakfast without them. Adults who ate about 1 ½ eggs daily had a slightly higher risk of heart disease than those who ate no eggs. The study showed the more eggs the greater the risk. The chances of dying early were …

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One dead in I-70 crash near Terre Haute – Indiana News

Published: Mar 16th, 2019 – 1:02 pm (EDT) Updated: Mar 16th, 2019 – 1:02 pm (EDT) TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO) – Accident reconstruction teams are on the scene of a multiple-vehicle accident that occurred on Interstate 70 east of Terre Haute Saturday morning. According to WTHR sister station WTWO, the crash happened at the 11 mile marker in the westbound …

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Apple and Stanford's Apple Watch study identified irregular heartbeats in over 2,000 patients

Apple and the Stanford University School of Medicine issued press releases today the results of the Apple Heart Study that they jointly announced in November 2017. Stanford Medicine also took its findings to the American College of Cardiology's 68th Annual Scientific Session and Expo Today. Apple fully funded the study The Apple Heart Study, which did not include the Apple …

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Medicare wellness visit can be costly if it's really a physical

When Beverly Dunn called her new primary care doctor's office last November to schedule an annual checkup, she assumed her Medicare coverage would pick up most of the tab. The appointment seemed like a routine physical, and she was pleased that The doctor spent a lot of time with her. Until she got the bill: $ 400 Dunn, 69, called …

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What is the vaccine right? – Insider

Just two minutes walk from the White House's front door, on the eastern edge of green Lafayette Square, the Howard T. Markey National Courts Building, a 9-story red brick structure with dark, narrow windows sits. Inside, the federal courts oversee a mix of cases and appeals against patent disputes, veteran benefits, oil spills, private claims against the government, and much …

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eggs increase the risk of heart disease, early death

Huntington, W.Va. (WSAZ and wire reports) – A new study that says adults who ate 1 1/2 eggs a day have an increased risk of heart disease does not mean you should stop eating them. Researchers at the Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine showed the more eggs you eat, the slightly higher risk of heart disease and die early. …

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