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Following Matthew Perry’s Tragic Death, Here’s What You Need to Know About Hot Tub Safety
The tragic event involving Matthew Perry has brought to light the potential cardiovascular risks associated with hot tub use. As physicians, it’s crucial to understand these risks and educate patients accordingly, particularly those with underlying heart conditions.
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Damar Hamlin’s Cardiac Arrest: A Cardiologist’s Perspective
Commotio cordis — cardiac arrest after a blunt force trauma to the chest — is thought to occur because a hard object strikes the chest in a vulnerable moment in the cardiac cycle, setting off ventricular fibrillation. The rare condition has been described with a ball strike to the chest, but primarily in young men whose chests haven’t fully developed, making them more susceptible to the blunt force of a ball.
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tWitch’s Death By Suicide: Don’t Blame ‘High Functioning Depression’, Expert Says
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Terry Bradshaw’s Merkel Cell Carcinoma
The Hall-of-Fame quarterback recently alerted worried viewers about the diagnosis of the rare disease after he felt some pain in his neck. Ultimately, the diagnosis changed his outlook on life. “We’re going to go to Europe, going to go to Paris, going to go to wherever we want to go. I’m going to get all this in because I feel like I don’t want to put this off anymore … I may have 25, 30 years left, but I’m going to act like I got one.” Terry Bradshaw
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