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Atrial Fibrillation: A Growing Epidemic 

Atrial fibrillation (afib) is a growing epidemic in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention estimates there are 2.7-6 million individuals living with afib in the country. However, the American Heart Association (AHA) believes this number will grow to 12 million by 2050. That is a large portion of the US population. 


Thoughtful Tuesday

In the middle of such a crisis, it is still important to look on the bright side. Times may be difficult now, but there is always an opportunity to give back to our community, help those in need, or accomplish something that has been on the backburner.

Now that the world has slowed down, maybe you can start reorganizing your

Diet Trends | The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

We live in a world with massive amounts of information constantly being thrown at us. A big chunk of that information is how to lose weight with diets. There are thousands of diets out there, each claiming to offer the quickest and longest lasting results.

However, instead of focusing on instantly losing weight, we should

Sleep Apnea & COVID-19: What You Need to Know

How does sleep apnea affect my risk for COVID-19?

If you are affected by sleep apnea, you may be concerned about how your condition affects your chances of contracting COVID-19. To date, there is no evidence suggesting those with sleep apnea are more likely to get COVID-19.

However, if you do contract COVID-19, having a chronic illness, such a sleep

How Does my Heart Condition Affect my Risk for COVID-19?

As you are aware through many CDC alerts, patients who are older and/or have underlying conditions defined broadly as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, hypertension and others, are at increased risk to have complications if they contract COVID-19.

To date, there is no evidence that such patients are more likely to contract the virus, but clear evidence

Heart Health While Social Distancing | Free, Live Webinar

Join us for a free live webinar presented by Dr. Jason Roberts on Thursday, April 16th at 6PM. The topic of discussion will be how to stay heart healthy while social distancing.

Please register in advance for this meeting by clicking here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Age is Just a Number…but Now Science Agrees 

It’s the oldest cliché. With every passing birthday, we hear the phrase “age is just a number.” However, science is starting to agree. 

According to a study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, the results of a simple exercise stress test can say a lot when it comes to how

To Our Valued Community | COVID-19 Update

To our valued community,

In light of the COVID-19 (coronavirus outbreak), we want to assure you that we are taking precautions to ensure the safety of our patients, staff and community. Our efforts include:

Heightened sanitation for all of our staff
Employees with symptoms will be asked to stay home
Frequently disinfecting surfaces, particularly those in patient care areas


The New Food Label

How the New Food Label is Creating More Educated Consumers 

Sometimes, change is good. As is the case with the new food label. The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) set out new rules for food labels, the black & white chart on the back of food products that outline the nutrition facts. The new food label comes with a

Protect Yourself Against COVID-19

In light of the outbreak of COVID-19 we want all of our patients and community to be informed in order to stop the spread and put an end to the outbreak. 


For general information about COVID-19 see the video below:

For information about what to expect if you feel you have been

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