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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

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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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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New Scan to Detect Blood Clots

We came across an interesting article on a new scan that can detect blood clots anywhere in the body.  A link to the article is below.New Scan to Detect Blood ClotsNew Scan to Detect Blood Clots

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Blood Clot Prevention

Hi All,I came across an interesting article about blood clot prevention at hospitals.  I am glad to see hospitals are finally starting to take blood clot prevention seriously.   One of the biggest reasons for hospital patient remittance is because of  drug interactions.  One of the main culprits is people on coumadin/warfarin being readmitted because [...]

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