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JUL 27, 2014 - MedicineNet

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Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart Surgery

Title: Irregular Heart Rhythm Ups Stroke Risk Soon After Heart SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/21/2014 12:35:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

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JUL 25, 2014 - WebMD

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Blood-Thinner Pradaxa: What You Should Know

When the blood-thinner drug Pradaxa (dabigatran) was FDA-approved in 2010 to prevent stroke in people at high risk, a major selling point was that it doesn't require frequent blood tests and dose adjustments like the old standby drug, warfarin.

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JUL 25, 2014 - Huffington Post

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9 Things You're Doing That Drive Your Doctor Crazy

Type just about any medical symptom you're experiencing into your browser of choice and you'll find a wealth of potential causes, cures and complications, ranging from the mundane to the catastrophic. But calling your doctor because you suspect a brain tumor or stroke every time you have a headache only fuels more anxiety, uses up your precious time and, frankly, ...

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JUL 24, 2014 - Health Canal

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Monitoring Pulse After Stroke May Prevent a Second Stroke

MINNEAPOLIS – New research suggests that regularly monitoring your pulse after a stroke or the pulse of a loved one who has experienced a stroke may be a simple and effective first step in detecting irregular heartbeat, a major cause of having a second stroke.

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JUL 23, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Checking pulse could help detect risk of a second stroke

By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Stroke patients and their families can be taught to monitor the patient’s pulse and detect irregular heartbeats that might lead to another stroke, according to a new study. Of people who have a stroke, 40% will suffer another one within the next 10 years, said lead author Dr. Bernd Kallmunzer of the ...

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