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The Medicine CabinetQ: I had a heart valve replacement 12 years ago. I need to take warfarin to avoid blood clots on the valve. I have been reading about the newer blood thinners that don't require regular blood tests. I am tired of so many blood tests. Can I ask my doctor...
Patients undergoing open heart surgery get an extra dose of care and support from Mended Hearts Chapter 119 at Riverside Regional Medical Center. The volunteer group offers patient visits before and after surgery to answer questions and allay concerns...
firstname.lastname@example.org Judicial Circuit Judge John Yoder expects to undergo heart valve replacement surgery in the next few weeks, but vows to return to the bench and resume his campaign for the state Supreme Court. “I’m looking forward to feeling better...
AP Medical WriterWASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of older Americans who need new heart valves but are too frail to survive the surgery might soon get a chance at an easier option — a way to thread in an artificial aortic valve without cracking their chests. The...
Associated Press WriterHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - U.S. Rep. John Larson underwent elective heart valve replacement surgery Tuesday for a condition a spokesman said the congressman has known about for several years. Larson, the fourth highest-ranking Democrat in the House, was...
AP Television WriterBarbara Walters said she will have surgery to replace a faulty heart valve later this week and take the summer off from "The View" to recuperate. The television legend made the announcement on the air Monday. She said she's known about her condition...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterRodney Dangerfield, who tapped an enduringly rich vein of comedy gold when he created his stage persona as a middle-aged everyman who got no respect, died Tuesday. He was 82. Dangerfield died at UCLA Medical Center of complications following heart...
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