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Roundup – Now that's team work!

Here is our latest roundup of arrhythmia-related news and stories that caught our eye.
Earlier this week, Shimon Peres was released from the hospital after suffering from an arrhythmia. Learn about more celebrities who suffer from heart rhythm problems here. Famous people – they’re just like us!
The future is now! Read about researchers at Columbia University who use electrical signals to train the heart’s muscle cells.
Are you a woman who has been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation? Be vigilant, because this study indicates that AF is associated with worse outcomes in women than in men.
Here is an interesting read about preventing sudden cardiac arrest in kids. (Click here to read about some CANet Network Investigators who are focussed on preventing sudden cardiac arrest.)
One of the best ways to prevent sudden cardiac death is to be prepared. Here is a story about soccer teammates who saved a player’s life with proper training and an AED (automated external defibrillator).
Have a great week!