October 18, 2017

National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month TV interviews September 12

In celebration of National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, on September 12, Mellanie True Hills and Dr. John Day will do media interviews on TV stations across the US to raise awareness of atrial fibrillation. Get details and check the TV schedule at: Watch TV interviews across the US to celebrate National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

Afib (AF) Congressional Briefings to be Held for National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

In September of 2012, there will be two Congressional briefings on atrial fibrillation for National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. The featured speakers on September 18 will be Hugh Calkins, MD, FHRS, a world-renowned expert on atrial fibrillation and Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Incoming President, and Mellanie True Hills, an afib patient and CEO and Founder […]

American College of Cardiology Video About Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

The American College of Cardiology recently interviewed our founder and CEO, Mellanie True Hills, about how she came to start Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month and what has happened as a result. Access the video at: American College of Cardiology Interviews StopAfib.org Founder About Having Created Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month 2011 Happenings

Raising afib awareness is intensely personal for StopAfib.org founder, Mellanie True Hills, and led her to create the first Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month in 2007. Working with other organizations, Hills helped urge the U.S. Senate to officially designate National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month in September 2009. This roundup recaps what happened during Afib Month 2011, […]

Top Ten Surprising Things You Don’t Know about Afib

September is Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. Lots of folks don’t know too much about the condition, which is an irregular heart beat that can lead to serious complications such as dementia, heart failure, stroke or even death. To help spread the word, StopAfib.org presents these 10 afib facts and figures that will probably surprise even […]

Atrial Fibrillation Patient Perspective on Better Care, from EP Lab Digest August, 2011

In her first regular Patient Perspective column, which appears in the August issue of EP Lab Digest, StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills explores a concern in the atrial fibrillation patient community that staying in afib long term could be a “death sentence.” In addition, she talks about the upcoming National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, which […]

Top Atrial Fibrillation Doctors Named to Inaugural StopAfib.org Medical Advisory Board

Today is a very special day for StopAfib.org founder Mellanie True Hills as she celebrates five years of being afib-free as a result of her minimally-invasive (mini maze) procedure. It is also National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month, so today is the perfect day to make a big announcement. StopAfib.org is very pleased to announce our […]

Watch This Video to Take a Stand Against Atrial Fibrillation (AF or Afib) and Stroke, Then Pass It On

Today is a very special day – it’s the start of the fourth annual National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. In celebration, StopAfib.org is kicking off a new initiative asking YOU to Take a Stand against Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke. We are launching the new Take a Stand video that shares important statistics about the impact […]

U.S. Senate Adopts S.Res 262 Designating September 2009 as National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

StopAfib.org is excited to announce that the U.S. Senate adopted, under unanimous consent, S. Res. 262, a resolution designating September 2009 as National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month. We especially want to thank Sen. Feingold for his work in getting the resolution approved this month. We continue to work diligently to move this forward in the […]

Ask Your U.S. Representative to Support Atrial Fibrillation Awareness

We need your help… The designation of September as Atrial Fibrillation Month is included in the register of dates, Chase’s Calendar of Events. A resolution has now been introduced into the U.S. Congress requesting that September be officially recognized as “National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month.”  Please click on the link below to check out how you can help: […]