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Dr. Teferi Mitiku is a board-certified cardiologist and a Clinical Assistant Professor at University of California, Irvine, who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart rhythm disorders and device-based therapies. Dr. Teferi earned his medical degree from UCLA and went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular disease and electrophysiology at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut.
His clinical interests include radiofrequency ablation of complex arrhythmias, such as atrial fibrillation, tachycardia and flutter due to structural heart disease. He also is highly skilled in the implantation of pacemakers, internal defibrillators (ICD) and biventricular devices (BIV/ICD) for resychronization therapy. Dr. Teferi is a member of the Heart Rhythm Society, the American Medical Association and the American College of Cardiology.
Boys born with critical congenital heart defects (CHDs) are frequently not able to participate in sports like their heart-healthy peers. Because of the multiple surgeries needed, the frequent need for pacemakers or the concern about arrhythmias and the other complications that can accompany critical congenital heart defects, survivors of these defects frequently have to avoid contact sports or sports that are intensely aerobic in nature. How does this affect sons' relationships with their fathers? How can they still enjoy sports together despite medical restrictions? This show will feature the father of a young son as well as a father/son pair who have experience with topic.
Boys born with critical congenital heart defects are frequently not able to participate in sports like their heart-healthy peers. Because of the multiple surgeries needed, the frequent need for pacemakers or the concern about arrhythmias and the other complications that can accompany critical congenital heart defects, survivors of these defects frequently have to avoid contact sports or sports that are intensely aerobic in nature. How does this affect sons' relationships with their fathers? How can they still enjoy sports together despite medical restrictions? This show will feature the father of a young son as well as a father/son pair who have experience with topic.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It isn't every day that more than half the Democrats in the Senate vote to repeal part of President Barack Obama's health care law.
But that's what happened Thursday night when the Senate voted 79-20 to repeal a 2.3 percent sales tax on medical devices such as catheters, pacemakers and MRI machines, which was intended to help to finance coverage for the uninsured that starts next year.
The medical device industry, a technology leader that provides lots of well-paying jobs around the country, has been lobbying all-out to repeal the tax. And Republicans were hoping Friday that the vote signals a new willingness by Democrats to defy the president on unpopular provisions of his signature law.
Dr. David Sewall's practice is part of BJC Medical Group of Missouri, a well-established, multi-specialty physician group. He specializes in general cardiology as well as angioplasty, atherectomy, cardiac catherizations, coronary and drug coated stents,and pacemakers. He will be talking about Proactive Tips for Maintaining an Aging Heart.
3015 North Ballas Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63131 USA
Trained at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Sewall did his residency, internship and fellow at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.
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The World Transformed 2, Part 4
We can only imagine that, some 6 million years ago, when hominids began to stand upright, there was a tremendous controversy amongst the proto- australopithecines as to whether assuming this new posture was “natural.” Weren’t Lucy and her ilk simply violating their most basic nature?
The debate has continued ever since, as humans have learned new skills and augmented their minds and bodies for reasons both aesthetic and practical. Today we live in an age of unprecedented human malleability — pacemakers, nose jobs, laser eye surgery, and other wonders. But that’s nothing compared to where we’re going next. We may soon be able to match the level of change that occurred in the six-million-year ascent from Australopithecus to modern human — only we’ll do it in a single human lifetime, or perhaps a matter of years, or maybe even faster than that.
What might we become?A panel of futurists join us to discuss the prospects for an expanded and improved definition of humanity.
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Many young people have underlying heart conditions with no symptoms. In fact, the most common condition that can cause Sudden Cardiac Arrest is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, or HCM, and as many as 1 in 500 people have this heart condition. ECG’s can detect past silent heart attacks in adults that may put them at greater risk for future severe cardiac issues. Michaela Gagne, Miss Massachusetts 2006, competed for the title of Miss America 2007 with her platform titled, Heart Health: Listen, Learn, and Live, because she was diagnosed with a life-threatening heart condition and had undergone surgery for an implantable cardioverter defibrillator at the age of 17. She is currently a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Campaign, and also for SADS (Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes) Foundation, as well as Parent Heart Watch, a group of parents making great strides in legislative and national awareness in memory of the children they have lost to Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Michaela and I will be discussing her life’s journey, and her current global mission work with Heartbeat International, an organization that provides surgery and the means for pacemakers, defibrillators, and other devices to be implanted in some of the one million people who are dying every year without these procedures. Please call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday February 8th from 10-11 am U.S. CT to listen to Machaela and I talk about how we can all help in raising awareness about this intimate affair with our heart!
The D.A.R.K Show studies Anomalies.. This show is for Educational Purposes..Please Enjoy!!We had a great discussion this evening.. Talked about Cows Smarter than Scientists,Bio-Resonance, Healing,Nutra Sweet or Stevia,The role of Light and Thought,HAARP. On the Science Edge..AURORA OUTLOOK,FIREBALL OUTBURST,HARVEST MOON,Zoo's Polar Bears Go Green,
Popular Surgery 'Useless' For Knee Arthritis,x Prize Projects,4 in 10 North American Fish Species in Peril,Supercollider 'Beautiful' So Far, Scientists Say,Brain Pacemakers,Invasive Species Getting Bad Rap,Scientists Reprogram Adult Cells,Shakespearean Theater Possibly Found,Roadsides Helping Bees Thrive,
World's Most Powerful Magnet Under Construction,Food Safety Regulation,Solar Power From Space,Africa's 'Unicorn' and Tiny Critters Survive Space. On the Anomalies News..a legal presumption that a woman wearing tight jeans could not be the victim of rape,Compelling Explanations,What Goes Around~Comes Around,The Litigious Society, A man has 86 wives (and 170 children),Creme de la Weird,Recurring Themes,People calling- 911 number for stupid reasons... Please Enjoy... Please join us next Sunday..For more stories. Thanks Everyone for the Support!!!Have a Great Week.
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