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May 10, 2014, 15:00 ET
The Heart Rhythm Society 2014 Annual Meeting - Opening Session in San Francisco (PRNewsFoto/Heart Rhythm Society)

Groundbreaking Medical News Presented This Week At Heart Rhythm 2014

 This week at Heart Rhythm 2014, the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 35th Annual Scientific Sessions, new research was unveiled that will advance...

May 09, 2014, 15:21 ET

New Expert Consensus Statement Attempts To Close The Gap On Guidance For Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Therapy By Addressing Specific Patient Populations

 The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released Expert Consensus Statement...

May 07, 2014, 11:00 ET

Heart Rhythm Society Commences Annual Scientific Sessions In San Francisco Set To Explore The Crossroads Of Technology And Medicine

 Today, Heart Rhythm 2014, the Heart Rhythm Society's (HRS) 35th Annual Scientific Sessions and this year's premier conference on cardiac...

Feb 04, 2014, 08:00 ET

"Listen To Your Heart" This February And Take Action To Ensure A Healthier You

 Nearly four million Americans suffer from arrhythmias each yeari. Arrhythmias or heart rhythm disorders affect the electrical system of the...

May 08, 2013, 08:00 ET

President Bill Clinton Kicks Off Heart Rhythm 2013 In Denver

 Today, former United States President, Bill Clinton presents the keynote address at the Opening Plenary Session at Heart Rhythm 2013, the...

May 06, 2013, 08:00 ET

Heart Rhythm Society Launches HRS Consulting Services to Help Promote Streamlined Business Solutions and Optimal Patient Care

The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Board of Trustees today announced the launch of HRS Consulting Services, a new business entity designed to provide...

May 03, 2013, 08:00 ET

Results Of Groudbreaking "Arrest the Risk" Campaign To Educate African Americans On Sudden Cardiac Arrest To Be Presented At Heart Rhythm Society's 34th Annual Scientific Sessions

 Results from a six-month nationwide effort to educate African Americans about the risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) will be presented at a...

Mar 18, 2013, 09:00 ET

Chicago Organizations Support "Arrest The Risk" Initiative To Educate African Americans About Deadly Impact Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

 To help Chicago residents understand their risk for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS), Association of Black...

Feb 12, 2013, 10:12 ET

New Research Shows 'Flutter' Of Inactivity As Americans Ignore Warning Signs Of Atrial Fibrillation

 While the majority of Americans are at least aware of atrial fibrillation (AF), many may be unable to identify or may even ignore the warning...

Feb 05, 2013, 16:51 ET

Heart Rhythm Society And Association Of Black Cardiologists Launch 10-City "Arrest The Risk" Initiative To Educate African Americans About Deadly Impact Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

 During February Heart Health Month, the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) and the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) are urging consumers,...

Oct 17, 2012, 07:00 ET

Lack Of Awareness Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest Leads To Increased Risk Of Death For African Americans, Warns Heart Rhythm Society

Lack of awareness and treatment of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) puts African Americans at greater risk of death from the condition, according to a...

Oct 03, 2012, 11:00 ET

Survey Shows Majority of Americans Unaware of Effective Treatment Options to Protect Against Sudden Cardiac Arrest

 More than 350,000 deaths occur each year as a result of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), which occurs when the heart abruptly and...

Sep 06, 2012, 11:45 ET
Heart Rhythm Society Kicks Off Second Annual "A-Fib Feels Like" Campaign.  (PRNewsFoto/Heart Rhythm Society)

One In Four Older Adults Have Never Heard Of Atrial Fibrillation Yet Remain At Highest Risk For The Heart Rhythm Disorder

 Adults over the age of 60 are at the greatest risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), a potentially life-threatening heart rhythm disorder. Yet,...

May 09, 2012, 08:00 ET

One Of TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential People Kicks Off Heart Rhythm 2012 In Boston

 Today, Heart Rhythm 2012, the Heart Rhythm Society's 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions and the year's premier conference on cardiac arrhythmias,...

Oct 01, 2009, 10:02 ET

Research Shows Majority of Americans Unaware of Severity and Prevalence of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

More than 250,000 deaths occur each year as a result of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). In fact, SCA claims one life every two minutes, taking...

Nov 02, 2006, 00:00 ET

NASPExAM Changes Name to International Board of Heart Rhythm Examiners

WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The NASPExAM, which recognizes proficiency in cardiac pacing, defibrillation and electrophysiology, announced...

Jun 21, 2005, 01:00 ET

Heart Rhythm Society to Develop Guidelines on ICD Recalls

WASHINGTON, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Heart Rhythm Society has formed a task force to begin drafting recommendations for uniform notification...

May 06, 2005, 01:00 ET

HEART RHYTHM 2005 Meeting Highlights

NEW ORLEANS, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The following studies on diet & exercise are being presented during HEART RHYTHM 2005, the Heart Rhythm...

May 06, 2005, 01:00 ET

Clue May Explain Mystery of Emotionally-Triggered Sudden Cardiac Arrest

NEW ORLEANS, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardiac arrhythmias brought on by anger are more deadly than arrhythmias not caused by extreme emotion,...

Apr 06, 2005, 01:00 ET

Dr. Anne Curtis Elected President of Heart Rhythm Society

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Anne B. Curtis, MD, is being named president of the Heart Rhythm Society (Society), the leading professional...

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