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Like you, we’re keeping an eye on news – especially the bits that could affect our health or the well-being of our families. But let’s face it, those stories don’t always get to what it means. That’s why the Premier Health Now team came up with this idea to give you more insights into the headlines you and your friends will be talking about. Whether the story is close to home or far away, whether it causes worry or makes you smile, we invite you to check in with Premier Health Now to get the "so what" behind the day’s news.

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Stories tagged with Miami Valley Cardiologists

The Party Crasher: Holiday Heart Syndrome

12/18/2017 | Comments | Heart

Celebrating the holidays with family and friends does your heart good. Overeating and drinking too much alcohol while you party, though, can interrupt your good cheer with a condition called “holiday heart syndrome.” This condition is characterized by a fluttering in the chest, an irregular heart...

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High Blood Pressure: What a Difference a Day Makes

11/16/2017 | Comments | Heart, Brain Health

The American Heart Association issued new guidelines this week regarding who — and who doesn’t — have high blood pressure (HBP). That means millions of Americans woke to a diagnosis of HBP that they didn’t have when they went to bed the night before. HBP, which can lead to stroke, heart...

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Dodging Dementia With Clot-Blocking Blood Thinners

11/10/2017 | Comments | Heart, Brain Health

People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) who are treated with blood thinners are less likely to develop dementia compared to AFib patients who don’t take blood thinners. This, according to results of a new study reported by The Guardian. AFib, an irregular heartbeat, can lead to blood clots and...

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Apple Watch 3 May Detect Dangerous Irregular Heartbeat

9/14/2017 | Comments | Heart

Abnormal heart rhythms can cause blood clots and stroke, yet an unknown number of Americans may not even know they are at risk. That is about to change, thanks to new technology on the Apple Watch 3 being tested in the Apple Heart Study. To learn more, Premier Health Now talked with Mark...

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Coconut Oil: Healthy or Unhealthy?

6/23/2017 | 0 Comments | Heart, Nutrition

What’s to be made of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) recent Presidential Advisory that saturated fat — coconut oil, in particular — raises your risk of heart disease? The advisory, published online in Circulation, received widespread media attention. In response, many weighed in across the...

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Taking News of Celebrity Deaths to Heart

12/28/2016 | 0 Comments | Heart, Celebrities

The loss of two pop icons two days apart — actress Carrie Fisher and singer George Michael — has left a hole in many fans’ hearts. Especially at this time of year. And the news that heart disease had a role in both stars’ deaths hits close to home: Heart disease can affect anyone.  What else...

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