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Congestive Heart Failure in Women

By James A. Blake, M.D.
This week’s post addresses the concerns of a 53-year old woman who has suffered heart failure. Dr. James Blake, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, describes the diagnosis and treatment of early congestive heart failure, especially in women.
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Congestive Heart Failure in Women

By James A. Blake, M.D.
This week’s post addresses the concerns of a 53-year old woman who has suffered heart failure. Dr. Allen has asked cardiologist Dr. James Blake, Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, to describe the diagnosis and treatment of early congestive heart failure, especially in women.
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Film & Television

Family Story ‘Infinitely Polar Bear’ Melts the Heart

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

Growing up and growing strong with a bipolar dad may have seemed like an impossible mission. But, clearly, writer/director Maya Forbes’ film 'Infinitely Polar Bear' shows she has moved forward. Her tribute to her father and their troubled times together is worth seeking out. It’s not always easy to watch but, all-in-all, it’s a good story.

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General Medical

Eating for Heart Health

By Stephanie Middleberg, MS, RD, CDN
By Stephanie Middleberg, MS, RD, CDN

Nutritionist Stephanie Middleberg discusses the changing guidelines in food recommendations for the prevention of heart disease (February is American Heart Month).

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Dr. Pat Consults: Heart Disease by the Numbers (Good and Bad)

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, MD and Timothy C. Dutta, MD, FACC
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, MD and Timothy C. Dutta, MD, FACC

Dr. Patricia Yarberry Allen is a collaborative physician. This week, she asks cardiologist Timothy C. Dutta to lay out the startling, research-backed numbers showing the impact of the lifestyle choices of Americans on their risk of heart disease.

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Wednesday 5: Women and U.S. Foreign Policy, Rosa Parks, Heart Disease, Sonia Sotomayor, & ‘Paperman’

By Women's Voices For Change
Hillary Clinton's work on women's and girls' advancement into U.S foreign policy; the Rosa Parks we don't know; a call to action for black women on the risks of heart disease; Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is a rock star; and an Oscar-nominated animated short film, "Paperman," that allows us to appreciate the beauty in simplicity.
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