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Her New Workout Routine Helped Spot a Rare Heart Defect

News Picture: AHA News: Her New Workout Routine Helped Spot a Rare Heart Defect

FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 (American Heart Association News) — As a medical malpractice lawyer, Diana Mauro is no stranger to stress. Her job in the New York area consists of long hours and challenging cases. Some days, she would stay at the office until 9 p.m. Like many people, she …

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Smokers Have Rapid Aging Defect

Parenthood Offers Motivation to Quit Smoking

Smokers and People With Premature Aging Disease Suffer Same Cell Defect By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 6, 2009 — Cigarette smoke causes the same cellular defect seen in people with Werner’s syndrome — a rare genetic disease that makes people …

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‘Hole in Heart’ Defect May Raise Stroke Risk After Surgery

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TUESDAY, Feb. 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — People born with a hole in their heart face an increased risk for stroke after surgery, a new study finds. This common type of birth defect — known as patent foramen ovale (PFO) — is a hole between the upper chambers of the …

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