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Local Physician Awarded Diplomate Status

Local Physician Awarded Diplomate Status

Orland Park, Ill.– Kathleen Drinan DO, FACC, a local cardiologist in private practice, has recently been awarded Diplomate status with the Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology (ACCL). The ACCL is… Read more »

Singer Al Jarreau changes hospitals in France

Singer Al Jarreau changes hospitals in France

MARSEILLE, France – A helicopter ferried Grammy-award winning singer Al Jarreau from a hospital in the Alps to one in the French port of Marseille after he suffered breathing problems in the mountains that forced him to cancel several concerts, hospital authorities said Saturday. Jarreau was conscious, in stable condition and in the cardiology unit of La Timone hospital in Marseille, the Marseille Hospital Authority said.

Secondhand smoke can double fatal heart risk

Secondhand smoke can double fatal heart risk

NEW YORK (CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM) — People who breathe in a lot of other people’s tobacco smoke are twice as likely to die from heart disease as those exposed to lower levels… Read more »

FAIR-HF Subanalysis Shows That Ferinject(R) Improves Kidney Function in Iron-Deficient Patients With Chronic Heart Failure

FAIR-HF Subanalysis Shows That Ferinject(R) Improves Kidney Function in Iron-Deficient Patients With Chronic Heart Failure

ZURICH and BERLIN, May 31, 2010 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — Results of a subanalysis from the FAIR-HF (Ferinject(R) Assessment in patients with IRon deficiency and Chronic Heart Failure) study demonstrate that correcting iron deficiency with Ferinject(R) (ferric carboxymaltose) can improve renal function in chronic heart failure patients. Ferinject(R) is an intravenous (i.v.) iron product used to treat iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia.

Robert O. Bonow Awarded American Heart Association’s Highest Honor for Cardiovascular Medicine

Robert O. Bonow Awarded American Heart Association’s Highest Honor for Cardiovascular Medicine

Dr. Robert Bonow of Northwestern receives James B. Herrick award at AHA 2009 Scientific Sessions On November 14 the American Heart Association’s Council on Clinical Cardiology presented its highest honor,… Read more »

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