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Kevin Smith Starts Filming Jay & Silent Bob Reboot One Year After Heart Attack

Exactly one year after surviving an acute myocardial infraction (commonly known as a “widowmaker”), filmmaker Kevin Smith marked the occasion by taking a selfie on the set of his new movie; a reboot of the Jay & Silent Bob series. The 48-year-old director shared the pic of himself and the film’s stars, Jason Lee and… Read More »

MRI cardiac stress test shows promise at identifying fatal heart disease

The use of MRI to determine heart function has been slow to catch on, but a study from Duke Health researchers shows that stress cardiac MRI not only diagnoses disease, but can also predict which cases are potentially fatal. Results from a large, multi-center study suggest that cardiac magnetic resonance, or CMR, has potential as… Read More »