At the Medicap Pharmacy® stores, we are dedicated to providing products and services to care for your family’s wellness. One of those services is health news you can trust. Use the filters to focus on the information that is important to you, then bookmark this page to make it a regular stop anytime you’re online.
Don’t Miss a Beat — AFib Awareness Month
Drums pounding or fish flopping in the chest are ways that people describe atrial fibrillation (AFib). During AFib Awareness Month this September, get to know the symptoms and how to best control the disease.
Your Work Hours Might Affect Your Heart
Staying late at the office might affect your heart health, according to a new study.
Blood Thinners: Are You Getting the Right Dose?
Some people taking blood-thinning medications might be getting the wrong dose, according to a new study.
The Rx That Could Prevent Countless Strokes
Many patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib) may not be receiving medications that could help keep them from having a stroke, a new study found.
AFib Rx Could Prevent More Strokes
More than 80 percent of people with atrial fibrillation (AFib) who had a stroke had not been prescribed adequate blood-thinning medication, a new study found.
AFib May Be More Dangerous Than You Thought
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) may pose more health risks than just stroke, a new study found.
Women with AFib May Face Another Risk
A 20-year study of nearly 35,000 women found that those who were diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AFib) may have a raised risk of cancer.
The Burden of AFib in Women
Atrial fibrillation (AFib) may not affect women and men in the same way, a new study found.
FDA OKs First Wireless Pacemaker
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first pacemaker that does not require the use of wired leads to provide an electrical connection between the pulse-generating device and the heart.
AFib May Affect More Than the Heart
Those with atrial fibrillation (AFib) who are over 70 years old may be vulnerable to a decline in physical performance, a new study found.