In the midst of my tour of the Pacific Northwest earlier this summer I entered a delightful book store, Darvill’s, in a delightful town, Eastsound on a delightful island, Orcas.
The skeptical cardiologist proclaimed in 2018 that “AliveCor’s Mobile ECG With Kardia Pro Is Eliminating Any Need For Short or Long Term Cardiac Monitors For Most of My Afib patients“.
There is good news for those patients taking the beta-blocker drug Bystolic: it is now available as a generic (nebivolol) at a substantially lower price. Given nebivolol’s uniquely low side
A common question from patients goes like this recent message the skeptical cardiologist received through the EMR My orthopedist prescribed meloxicam for my knee pain. I recall being advised in
The skeptical cardiologist is elated to see live musical concerts returning to St. Louis. Many concerts that I had tickets for during the height (I hope) of the pandemic were
Recently I’ve been pondering the effects of what humans eat on our planet. With a few exceptions, I’ve steered clear of politically charged issues on The Skeptical Cardiologist and tried
I’ve seen a flurry of scientific papers and media reports recently suggesting that a zero coronary artery calcium (CAC) score has lost its ability to portend an excellent cardiovascular prognosis.
Anthony C. Pearson M.D., F.A.C.C. is a cardiologist, musician, writer and a regular columnist at MedPage Today