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FEB 2018

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February is American Heart Month

Heart disease and stroke remain the number one cause of death for Americans, but there is hope. Learn how knowing your numbers and eating well can help reduce your risk of heart disease.

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New Hope for Stroke Patients

A large study led by Stanford Medicine researchers has resulted in the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association updating their guidelines for treating acute strokes. The window of time stroke patients can be treated with a clot removing procedure has been extended from 6 hours to up to 24 hours, meaning a much lower risk of long-term effects for many stroke patients.

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We are hosting our first-ever Facebook Live event on Thursday, February 22, from 8-8:30pm. Stanford cardiologists will be answering questions about the latest innovations and advances in heart care.

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Did You Know?

People from South Asia or of South Asian descent are at a higher risk for heart and vascular disease than any other ethnic group. Stanford offers a dedicated program to help South Asians understand their risk factors and develop a targeted treatment plan for each patient.

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Heart Transplant Milestone

50 years ago Stanford doctors made history by performing the first successful human heart transplant in the United States. Click the link below to read more about this pioneering work and how it impacted transplant surgery around the world.

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Are you in need of a cardiologist? We have practices all around the Bay Area.

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Did You Know?

Dr. Eric Weiss answers FAQs about this year’s flu season and what you can do to reduce your risk of getting sick.

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Join us for our Heart to Heart Facebook Live event on Thursday, February 22, 2018, 8:00pm.

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myHealth Tip

Did you know that Stanford Health Care offers a patient portal? It’s an easy way to quickly communicate with your care team, pay bills and more.

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