Early or Delayed Cardioversion in Recent-Onset Atrial FibrillationPatients with recent-onset atrial fibrillation commonly undergo immediate restoration of sinus rhythm by pharmacologic or electrical cardioversion. However, whether
immediate restoration of sinus rhythm is necessary is not known, since atrial fibrillation often terminates spontaneously.
A good night's sleep could lower cardiovascular riskCan the duration and quality of your sleep affect your cardiovascular health? A new study suggests there is a connection between how much sleep you get each night — and how well you sleep — and the risk of cardiovascular problems.
Heart failure: Flu vaccine could save livesPeople with heart failure are more susceptible to flu complications than other people. However, a new study has revealed that flu vaccinations may have a significant impact on lifespan.
CMS Reminds Physicians of Meaningful Use Hardship Exception DeadlineKen Terry
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is reminding physicians who did not attest to meaningful use (MU) of electronic health records (EHR) in 2013 that they have until July 1 of this year to apply for a hardship exception so they can avoid a financial penalty in 2015.
Flu Vaccine More Effective Than Last Year’s, CDC SaysRobert Lowes
The seasonal influenza vaccine for 2013-2014 so far is outperforming its predecessor from last season in protecting Americans from the flu bug, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today