November 21, 2017

The Economist Launches Stroke Prevention Report and Webinar September 21, 2017

On September 21st at 10:00am EST, The Economist Intelligence Unit, a division of The Economist, is hosting a webinar launching a report, “Preventing Stroke: Uneven Progress”, with their findings about where we are on stroke prevention in twenty countries. Mellanie True Hills, StopAfib.org founder, participated in this report. To learn more and register for the […]

Has Your Insurance Company Forced You to Change Medications?

We’re hearing more and more stories about insurance companies forcing patients to change from medications they are doing well on to less expensive medications, in spite of their wishes or those of their doctors. While that usually is not a problem, we’re hearing about more and more adverse events resulting from these medication changes (non-medical […]

Expert Recommendations for Atrial Fibrillation Screening

Screening for silent atrial fibrillation (afib with no symptoms) in those 65 and over, and treating with blood thinners (anticoagulants), could prevent thousands of strokes worldwide each year according to a top-level panel of experts in today’s issue of Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association. StopAfib.org is part of the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration […]

Register Now for the 2017 Get in Rhythm, Stay in RhythmTM Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Since closing Super Early Bird registration for the 2017 Get in Rhythm, Stay in RhythmTM Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference (August 4–6), we heard from people who were eager to book their airline tickets and reserve their seats at the live event. And we couldn’t be happier because that means we’re reaching those who are ready […]

Help Us Save Lives — Prevent Strokes From Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)

November 29 is Giving Tuesday, the day of charity and generosity that immediately follows Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday and kicks off the Giving Season. Each year, 1.7 million people worldwide die or are disabled by afib-related strokes. Through raising awareness and providing education and support, we at StopAfib.org are wiping out afib strokes […]

Exclusive Atrial Fibrillation Patient Discount on Kardia Mobile (AliveCor) EKG Device — US Only

The StopAfib community in the US can purchase the Kardia Mobile (AliveCor) EKG Device with an exclusive 25% off discount. The Kardia Mobile is an easy-to-use, powerful, accurate, FDA-approved device that fits in your pocket. It captures a medical-grade EKG in just 30 seconds and determines if your heart rhythm is normal or if you […]

Watch the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference from the Comfort of Home via Livestream Replays

The Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference was the event of the year for afib patients and family members. The livestream replays are now available so you can watch them from the comfort of your home, or wherever you happen to be. For less than you might pay for a single […]

“A Year Without a Stroke” Atrial Fibrillation Public Service Campaign, From the Alliance for Aging Research

Our friends at the Alliance for Aging Research have kicked off their A Year Without a Stroke public service campaign, which features the real stories of people who have experienced and seen first-hand how serious AFib-related strokes can be. StopAfib.org CEO Mellanie True Hills is pleased to be a part of this campaign, which also […]

Now, Attend the 2016 Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference from Home

Did you know that we’ve added a Livestream Option for the Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference so you can watch it from the comfort of your home, or wherever you happen to be? Yes, for less than you might pay for a single doctor or emergency room visit, you can […]

You Can Prevent an Afib-Related Stroke: Sign Up for this Complimentary Webinar Now

As you’re probably aware, the annual Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.TM Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference is this September 16-18 in Dallas, Texas. You may not know that we recently confirmed Elaine Hylek, MD, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Thrombosis & Anticoagulation Service at Boston University Medical Center, and one of the world’s […]