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Recap of 2013 American Heart Association Session

Just a few weeks before the 2013 American Heart Association Sessions, Shelley Wood, the managing news editor of emailed to ask if I was up for going to the meeting. With trips to San Francisco, Denver, Athens and Amsterdam already in the books this year, I had counted 2013 as a win. I was […]

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Even the AHA fails to master the obvious…

AHA is now endorsing a video-game, for 1.5 million dollars.  Shocking. On this nonsense one has to write fast.  Dr Wes is in. CardioBrief is in. Even GMA whacked the AHA. It took 900 words for the AHA to explain their position. Hint: in medicine, long notes usually imply a shaky thesis. A central argument […]