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This blog is designed to educate and inform you about recent news and how it may impact your legal case in New York. I have provided commentary and opinion and welcome your comments to keep the conversation going.

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3/14/2018
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The $6 Million Check Finally Came In- A Cardiac Nightmare

The long-awaited check finally came in. It sat on my desk along with a cover letter saying “Here is your check.” I stared at it. It had a lot of zeros.

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4/13/2016
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Can Vitamin D Mend a Broken Heart | NY Injury Lawyer

Researchers were concerned with a measure known as ejection fraction. New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerry Oginski shares this BBC news report.

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3/25/2016
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People are getting heart disease at younger age | NY Lawyer

When the coronary artery is completely blocked and a large part of the heart muscle is unable to get blood as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

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2/24/2016
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Getting Healthcare to Prevent Heart Disease | NY Law Firm

The mortality rate for cardiovascular disease for women has outpaced men since 1984 as shared by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Gerald Oginski

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2/24/2016
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Cardiac Errors - Why Do They Happen | NY Med Mal Lawyer

The infographic asserts that cardiology has underlying vulnerabilities that can put patients at risk of injury by New York Medical Malpractice Attorney

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12/23/2015
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Critical Heart Attack Signs | NY Med Mal Lawyer

Sudden cardiac arrest kills more than 300,000 Americans each year Gerald Oginski a New York Medical Malpractice Attorney share the CBS news report.

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10/13/2015
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Dissolving Cardiac Stent May Help Patients with Heart Disease

Typical stents are small mesh cages that keep blood vessels from re-clogging after an angioplasty procedure. The point is to open one’s arteries.

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10/8/2015
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Are Heart Valve Implants Safe?

Doctors are now saying that the heart valves they do not always open and close properly, possibly because a blood clot has formed that could raise the risk of

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8/21/2015
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What Could Help Men Prevent Heart Failure?

Specific types of moderate physical activity such as walking and bicycling for 20 minutes every day, were linked with the largest decrease in heart failure risk

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8/3/2015
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What Could Blood Pressure Variations mean for you?

“Large variations in blood pressure readings from one doctor’s appointment to another are associated with cardiovascular disease and death,” according to

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7/12/2015
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Can your Medicine cause a Heart Attack?

The FDA's stricter language about the threat for heart attack and stroke for NSAID warning label includes things like: the threat of heart attack or stroke can

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7/3/2015
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Implanted Insulin Pumps May Help Prevent Heart Attacks

People with type 1 diabetes need to control their blood sugar with insulin, but getting it automatically from an implanted pump will probably

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7/1/2015
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What are your Chances of Surviving a Heart Attack?

Could you survive heart failure and what should you do to prevent it? The survival rate outside a hospital is just 6% and even when a patient is treated

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6/30/2015
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New Study: Most American Heart Disease Deaths are Preventable

New research shows that preventable risk factors continue to account for half of all cardiovascular deaths. Around 610,000 Americans die of heart disease

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4/14/2015
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Are Heart Attacks and Height Related?

New research in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that people who are shorter have a higher predisposition towards getting a heart attack.

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4/7/2015
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New study exposes how to live a longer life

Experts found that based on self-reports of physical activity, people who did less exercise than minimum activity were still around 20 percent less likely

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3/12/2015
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Stress, Depression & Heart Disease; A Recipe For Disaster

Researchers looked at 4,500 patients with heart disease and how stress affected each of them. They have deemed the recipe for disaster a ‘psychosocial perfect

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3/7/2015
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What are the Signs of Heart Disease in Women?

Among American women heart disease and breast cancer are considered the leading causes of death. With breast cancer it is sometimes difficult to see the signs

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3/4/2015
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Is Coffee Actually Good for your Heart?

Most people have been under the impression that coffee is actually not good for their health. But a new study shows that coffee promotes heart health.

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2/22/2015
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Heart attack patients often don't get aspirin en route to ER

Researchers found paramedics gave aspirin to 45 percent of patients.Black, Asian and Hispanic patients were more likely than white patients to receive aspirin

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2/10/2015
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More Difficult for Women to Recover after Heart Attack

Experts find that women are more stressed than men after a heart attack and possibly have a greater chance of having another heart attack due to this stress.

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1/30/2015
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Are heart attack victims getting enough high dose statins

Research shows that heart patients are not getting enough high dose statins after a heart attack. Majority of patients should be on a high-dose statins after

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1/17/2015
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Is Lack of Exercise More Deadly than being Overweight?

study shows that not exercising is actually more fatal than being overweight. Many people are unaware of this fact as doctors emphasize weight over exercise

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1/15/2015
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Is Heart Disease Preventable in Women?

New study shows that heart disease is preventable in women. Experts say that women can do this by leading a healthy lifestyle in their younger years.

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1/10/2015
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Could an Avocado a Day Keep Bad Cholesterol away?

New data shows that eating avocados could substantially help you in bringing down your LDL (bad cholesterol). But this does not mean that one should stop

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