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News & Events : Current Headlines

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October 20, 2011
Disease caused a costly 4,300 amputations in Minn, study finds

July 1, 2011
FDA Approves XARELTO® (rivaroxaban tablets) to Help Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis in Patients Undergoing Knee or Hip Replacement Surgery

June 6, 2011
Smokers show higher risk for leg artery disease

June 5, 2011
Jack Kervorkian, aka Dr. Death, passed away at 83

April 29, 2011
Tall, obese men at higher risk for deadly blood clots

April 1, 2011
Big Banana Car to Peel Out for Vascular Disease

March 2, 2011
Serena Williams Suffers Pulmonary Embolism

February 3, 2011
NIH Discovers New Vascular Disease ACDC

December 20, 2010
Circulation Solutions

November 30, 2010
When Achy Legs are a Warning

July 12, 2010
Bristol-Myers Squibb Initiates a Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Coumadin® 1 mg Tablet Blister Packs

January 3, 2010
Human trial of artificial artery

December 1, 2009
Lifestyle factors contribute to women's venous thromboembolism risk

March 31, 2009
Study: Plavix plus aspirin helps patients with irregular heartbeat

March 30, 2009
Statin Crestor lowers risk of deep-vein clots without bleeding

March 30, 2009
'Polypill' slashes heart attack and stroke risk

March 30, 2009
Americans Consume Too Much Salt and Senior Citizens May Not Know Their Suggested Limit

March 2009
Improving the Health and Health Care of PAD Patients

March 13, 2009
Detecting DVT: Caitlin Augustine, a young college junior suffers from DVT on NBC Nightly News

March 11, 2009
10 million people in the U.S. suffer from lower-limb peripheral arterial disease

February 18, 2009
Study Examines Comparison Of Heart Treatments

January 20, 2009
Wrist Access Safer, Easier for Many Patients Undergoing Minimally Invasive Treatment of Blocked Heart Arteries

January 20, 2009
Treadmill Exercise Improves Walking Endurance For Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease

January 2009 (this link will open and Adobe PDF File)
What Every Woman Must Know about Deadly Blood Clots

December 23, 2008
A Mysterious Link Between Sleeplessness and Heart Disease

December 15, 2008
Moderate exercise can relieve symptoms of peripheral artery disease

November 9, 2008
Flu shots may cut risk of blood clots forming in veins

September 15, 2008
Surgeon general: Too many patients, doctors don't recognize deadly blood clots in time to help

July 8, 2008
Ankle-Arm Blood Pressure Test Predicts Heart Disease Risk

July 8, 2008
A Good Flight's Sleep

June 17, 2008
Insulin Resistance Tied to Peripheral Artery Disease

June 9, 2008
Sleep: A Necessity, Not a Luxury

June 4, 2008
Learn about your DVT Risk

June 4, 2008
Tulsa pop star talks about blood clot awareness at Capitol

May 22, 2008
AHRQ Announces Guide to Help Patients on Coumadin®/Warfarin Therapy

May 13, 2008
Air pollution may be associated with blood clots in deep leg veins

April 17, 2008
Too Little Vitamin D May Increase Risk of Peripheral Arterial Disease

March 20, 2008
John Ritter's Widow: 'The Jury Has Spoken

February 25, 2008
Cats Help Shield Owners From Heart Attack

February 22, 2008
Genetic Mutation Found in Peripheral Artery Disease

February 19, 2008
Similar Names Added to Heparin Problems

February 15, 2008
Possible Heparin Problems Detected

January 23, 2008
Peripheral Arterial Disease Costlier to Treat Than Heart Trouble

January 17, 2008
Voluntary FDA Heparin Recall

January 14, 2008
Minor leg injuries can cause blood clots

January 7, 2008
Deep Vein Thrombosis: Knowing your risk for blood clots (VDF Patient Radio Interview)

January 1, 2008
Restless Legs Syndrome Doubles Risk Of Stroke And Heart Disease, Study Shows