November 19, 2017

Dr. Andrea Natale Receives Eric N. Prystowsky, MD Advocate for Patients Award

Andrea Natale, MD, the world-renowned electrophysiologist from Austin, received the esteemed Eric N. Prystowsky, MD Advocate for Patients award at StopAfib.org’s annual Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.® Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference in Dallas on August 4. To read more, see: Dr. Andrea Natale Receives Eric N. Prystowsky, MD Advocate for Patients Award from StopAfib.org

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 […]

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

The Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference is over … but you can still see it.

The 2017 Get in Rhythm. Stay in Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference is officially in the books, and it was a resounding success! So much so that we want to make sure you have every opportunity to hear the important, up-to-the-minute information our all-star roster of afib experts shared during the three-day conference. We’re offering […]

Does your lifestyle affect your afib?

Have you ever wondered whether your lifestyle can affect your afib, and whether you could make changes that could prevent or slow the progression of afib? If so, we’d like to invite you to listen in on a no-cost webinar playback of my interview with renowned afib genetics expert Dr. Emelia Benjamin. Follow this link […]

Scholarships to Attend the 2017 Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference

Do you want—and/or need—to attend the Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference … but you’re having trouble swinging it, financially? We realize that the investment to attend the Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference, especially when you consider travel expenses, may keep some people from attending, even though they want and need to. […]

Accepting Nominations for the Eric N. Prystowsky, MD Advocate for Patients Award

  If you know a healthcare professional who provides outstanding care and is an advocate for patients, you may wish to nominate him or her for the prestigious Eric N. Prystowsky, MD Advocate for Patients Award. This award will be given at the upcoming 2017 Get In Rhythm. Stay In Rhythm.™ Atrial Fibrillation Patient Conference. […]

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 […]

Become an Atrial Fibrillation Advocate Mentor

UPDATE: All slots are filled. Thank you. As a member of the Alliance for Aging Research’s Senior Patient and Family Caregiver Network Advisory Council, we at StopAfib.org have the opportunity to nominate atrial fibrillation advocates to participate in a six-month research-advocacy training program to empower senior patients and family caregivers to engage in patient-centered outcomes […]