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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 »

Whoopi Goldberg announces battle with pneumonia, sepsis: What you should know

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A Xanax prescription that should have been rejected

228 Shares In hindsight, I should have never accepted a Xanax prescription from my doctor. What followed was catastrophic — rapidly developing tolerance and physical dependence on the drug and a prolonged illness. Three-and-a-half years later, I am still slowly tapering off Valium (having transitioned to a longer-acting benzodiazepine to aid in tapering) and experiencing… Read More »