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Media Outlets Highlight Research from Dr. Catherine Vanchiere and Colleagues on Firefighting and the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation

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Research conducted by Catherine Vanchiere, MD, third-year internal medicine resident at Temple University Hospital, and colleagues and published online in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that the more fires a firefighter fought per year, the higher risk of atrial fibrillation (AFib), an irregular heartbeat. HealthDay and Physician’s Weekly highlighted the research.