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Health Tracker Saves Man's Life!

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Hi Everyone,

A man's apple watch alerted him to an elevated heart rate which turned out to be the result of a pulmonary embolism.   Apparently this isnt the first reported case of a health tracker alerting someone to a potentially fatal issue.  You can read the article here:

Apple Watch Alerts Man to Potentially Fatal Blood Clot

"I Got A Blood Clot From My Birth Control Pills"

One in 1000 women develop a blood clot from birth control pills.  Make sure your loved ones know the risks."I Got A Blood Clot From My Birth Control Pills"

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Warning signs of Blood Clots

Interesting story about the warning signs of blood clots and how they have impacted people.

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Fatal Blood Clots Can Strike With Little Warning

A sad story from Utah where a young woman collapsed and died just days before her wedding.  Blood work would show she had the genetic blood disorder factor V Leiden thrombophilia.   You can read the article by clocking on the link below.Woman dies from blood clot days before her wedding

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What is a Blood Clot?

Hi Everyone!Most people don't know what a blood clot is, how serious they can be, and the risks factors. Here is a little information for you! Please educate your friends and family and share this with them. Have a great start to your week!Blood Clot Awareness

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That Dull Pain Could Be A Blood Clot

Great article from the root.  That dull pain could be a blood clot

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NHL Star Suffers Blood CLot

NHL Star Steven Stamkos suffers blood clot in arm.  Its important to know the signs and symptoms of blood clots.Steven Stamkos has rib removed in blood clot surgery.

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New Zealand Rugby Legend Dies from Blood Clot

Please remember on long flights to get up and move around especially if you have preexisiting clotting issues.  

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Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT)

Hi All,A very interesting article about the survival of someone suffering from a Pulmonary Embolisim and the new PERT task force at the hospital he was admitted to is likely the reason he survived.  We would love to see these response teams to blood clots put in hospitals all over the country.  What do you [...]

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Did Forged Signature Clear Way for Dangerous Blood-Clot Filter?

NBC investigates the Recovery blood clot filter and whether a forged signature was used to get FDA clearance.Dangerous Blood Clot Filter

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