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    We all have microplastics in our bodies, but if they show up in carotid artery tissues, patients are nearly two times as likely to experience a stroke, heart attack or related death, according to a study published March 7 in The New England Journal of Medicine.
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    The Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed a Dutch man as the world's longest-surviving heart transplant recipient.
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    Research labs are not necessarily known for the leadership opportunities they create. But for Bernard Kühn, MD, the lab helped lay the groundwork of leadership and administrative work that helped him land his current position.
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    Lars Svensson, MD, PhD, was on vacation in 1967 when he and his father heard about the first person-to-person heart transplant, performed by South African surgeon Christiaan Barnard. 
  • Hackensack Meridian hospital to pour $45M into cardiovascular suite expansion

    Neptune City, N.J.-based Hackensack Meridian Health Jersey Shore University Medical Center is investing $45 million to expand its cardiovascular suite, BNN Breaking reported Feb. 26.
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    Heart disease remains the number 1 cause of death among individuals worldwide. To reduce this threat, a variety of screenings are used to monitor heart health, including blood tests to check levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol, and a blood fat called triglycerides. Screening patients in this way can identify people at risk for heart disease and help reduce that risk through lifestyle and when necessary, medications.
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