In the News
Cardiology highlights from recent news events

A Replacement for Warfarin for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation- (November 23, 2010) - FDA approves Pradaxa (Dabigatran)  for use of stroke prevention for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation. Experimental drug rivaroxaban looks promising in trials.

Preventing Heart Attack - (July 14, 2008) - NBC News revisits the death of Tim Russert and reviews the limitations of current heart tests.

Sudden Cardiac Death - (June 16, 2008) - Tim Russert's death on June 13, 2008 has raised questions about sudden cardiac death. This NBC Nightly News feature focuses on the issue of sudden cardiac death