About Arrhythmia

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Source: The American Heart Association The term "arrhythmia" refers to any change from the normal sequence of electrical impulses. The electrical impulses may happen too fast, too slowly, or erratically – causing the heart to beat too fast, too slowly, or erratically. When the heart doesn't beat properly, it can't pump blood effectively. When the h...
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Dietary Fats

fats Fat gets a bad rap even though it is a nutrient that we need in our diet, just not too much. Learn all about dietary fats and how getting too much or too little affects our health.
Source: The American Heart Association Does my body need fats? Yes, it does. Dietary fats are essential to give your body energy and to support cell growth. They also help protect your organs and help keep your body warm. Fats help your body absorb some nutrients and produce important hormones, too. Your body definitely needs fat. How many differen...
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FDNY - WTC Health Program Wellness and Research Updates

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 Below is an updated link of Fire Marshal Conrad Tinney's story of survival. We experienced some technical issues and apologize for any inconvenience to those unable to view the video yesterday. The WTC Health Program (WTCHP) and its annual monitoring exams can help identify those at risk, detect illnesses, or begin early treatment, which may ...
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