August 24, 2013 | by

PulsePoint among “The 7 Best Heart Disease iPhone & Android Apps of 2013”

278x278_Best_Heart_Disease_Apps_of_2013_1Heart disease is the leading cause of death in Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A staggering 715,000 Americans have heart attacks every year. The good news is that many types of heart disease are preventable through diet, exercise, and lifestyle changes. Let technology give you a helping hand in the prevention of heart disease. We’ve examined scores of apps at the iTunes Store and Google Play and found some inexpensive options that can help keep you heart-healthy.

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June 22, 2013 | by

Heart Attack or Sudden Cardiac Arrest?

In the swirling media coverage of actor James Gandolfini’s sudden death, the terms “sudden cardiac arrest” and “heart attack” were sometimes used as if they are interchangeable.

They’re not.

Sudden cardiac arrest and heart attack are actually two distinct cardiac conditions. Walid Saliba, MD, cardiologist and Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Electrophysiology Lab, explains.

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November 2, 2011 | by

Have All Your Heart Attacks in San Ramon

NCOC LogoThe headline (above) on the NBC LA blog PropZero caught our eye. The article begins, Here’s a bit of practical advice I recently picked up: Have all your heart attacks in San Ramon. The post is in response to a recent publication from the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) that highlights the PulsePoint App. Read the full article.

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