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Could Your Apple Watch Spot Dangerous A-Fib?

But the device is not sophisticated enough to detect more complex heart problems, said Dr. John Rumsfeld, the American College of Cardiology’s chief innovation officer. “It’s not going to tell you whether or not you’re having a heart attack or stroke. It’s not going to predict whether or not you’re going to get heart disease… Read More »

Families often share potentially dangerous antibiotics: study

(Reuters Health) – A substantial proportion of parents confessed to giving their children antibiotics that had been prescribed for someone else, according to survey results presented by U.S. researchers at the American Academy of Pediatrics conference in Orlando, Florida. The practice promotes antibiotic resistance and risks exposing children to dangerous dosages, expired drugs with harmful… Read More »

Weight-loss supplements contain dangerous stimulants years after being prohibited

Some sports and weight-loss supplements still contain experimental stimulant drugs that were prohibited years ago by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a new study. The study, published Oct. 22 in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, analyzed 12 brands of sports and weight-loss supplements, looking for four potentially dangerous stimulant drugs that have popped up… Read More »