An Ounce of Prevention: Building Better Vaccines

Mar 19, 2018 at 04:05 pm by steve

A hundred years ago, the influenza pandemic of 1918 swept the globe, killing between fifty and a hundred million people--between three and five percent of the world's populati.... Read More

Kirklin Clinic Looks to Industrial Engineers to Improve Patient Access to Care

Mar 19, 2018 at 03:54 pm by steve

The best medical care in the world is only as good as the access a patient has to that care. At Kirklin Clinic, industrial engineers in the Performance Engineering department.... Read More

Local Cardiologists Evaluate Hypertension-Control Device in National Trial

Feb 14, 2018 at 11:01 am by steve

Uncontrolled hypertension is a dangerous condition that can lead to heart attack, stroke and even death. According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 75 million Ame.... Read More

Big Promise in a Small Patch

Feb 14, 2018 at 10:39 am by steve

A small wireless device that detects abnormal and potentially dangerous heart arrhythmias may replace the Holter monitor as the preferred method for tracking electrical heart.... Read More

Genes And Cardiovascular Disease: When Can Testing Be A Tool?

Feb 14, 2018 at 10:34 am by steve

Heart disease doesn't play fair. Lifelong smokers who never exercise may live well into their 80s on fast food, while vegetarian joggers can die suddenly when their hearts giv.... Read More

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