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Should You Get Pills or Surgery for A-Fib?

As Epstein explained, during ablation, “long catheters — wires with electrodes on them — are placed into the heart via the large veins in the groin. Radio waves are delivered from the catheter to the heart muscle, which causes heat and the controlled destruction of the muscle cells responsible for causing atrial fibrillation.” Sometimes ablation… Read More »

Measles outbreaks: The other Congressional hearing today you should follow

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce held the hearing, which included talks around response efforts for the current measles outbreak and where in the country vaccination rates of the recommended measles, mumps and rubella vaccine are found to be low. “I do believe that parents’ concerns about vaccines leads to undervaccination, and most of… Read More »