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Family 5K and Diaper Derby to benefit Primary Children’s Services at Riverton Hospital

Date May 21, 2017

Riverton Hospital will add a diaper derby to this year's annual Family 5K Race on June 10, 2017.

Study: Long-term Use of Aspirin Doesn’t Lower the Risk of Stroke — and Increases Bleeding Risks — in Some Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Date May 12, 2017

A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City found that using long-term aspirin therapy to prevent strokes among patients who are...

New Study Shows Delayed Use of Blood Thinners for Atrial Fibrillation Patients increases Risk of Dementia

Date May 11, 2017

A new study has found that dementia rates increase when anticoagulation treatment is delayed for patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart arrhythmia in the world that affects more...

Combining Risk Scores Improves Decision-Making Process for Atrial Fibrillation Patients and Physicians

Date May 10, 2017

Physician and atrial fibrillation patients must weigh the risks and benefits of using blood thinners to prevent stroke, bleeding, and death — but current guidelines don’t do enough to...

New Study Identifies Biomarker That May Indicate Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

Date May 10, 2017

Researchers have identified a microRNA biomarker that demonstrates a strong association with the incidence of atrial fibrillation, the most common abnormal heart rhythm that affects more than...

Combining Risk Scores Improves Identification of Atrial Fibrillation Patients Who Face Increased Risk of Dementia

Date May 10, 2017

Combining risk scores helps clinicians better identify atrial fibrillation patients who face increased risks of developing dementia,...