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Heart Trivia: How Much Blood Does Your Heart Pump Each Day?

By Adam Pick on March 18, 2009

Any guesses as to how much blood your heart pumps each day?

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“Is Stroke A Risk During Valve Surgery?” Asks Debbie

By Adam Pick on February 18, 2009

I just received a very, very, very interesting question from Debbie about stroke and heart surgery.

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Heart Health Tests For Men From The Today Show

By Adam Pick on February 18, 2009

I start my days with a good, fifteen minute stretch that includes both breathing and yoga exercises. Some days, I watch The Today Show with Matt Laurer, Meredith Vieira, Ann Curry and Al Roker as I stretch.

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Happy Valentines Day!!!

By Adam Pick on February 14, 2009

On behalf of Robyn (my wife) and Baby Pick (my unborn son), I wanted to wish you a very, very, very Happy Valentines Day!

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We Plan, God Laughs… Really?

By Adam Pick on January 13, 2009

Too often I speak with patients that are incredibly frightened by the thought of heart surgery.

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When Was The First Blood Transfusion?

By Adam Pick on January 3, 2009

Since posting Lisa’s mitral valve repair success story, my inbox has been flooded with questions about blood transfusions and blood bank safety like:

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My Annual Echocardiogram With Dr. Rosin

By Adam Pick on December 24, 2008

I’m just returning from my annual echocardiogram with Dr. Ben Rosin, my cardiologist at Torrance Memorial.

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Off-Topic: Morning Madness At Costco

By Adam Pick on December 22, 2008

With the recession lingering, I’m doing my best to save, save, save money this holiday season.

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Happy 3rd Anniversary To… Me!

By Adam Pick on December 21, 2008

It’s almost impossible to think that exactly three years ago today…

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Baby Pick Update: Our Boy In The Womb

By Adam Pick on December 16, 2008

Last week, Robyn (my pregnant wife) and I experienced something incredible…

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Wanna See My High-Tech Distribution Center?

By Adam Pick on December 8, 2008

Earlier today, I received an email from Geraldine that reads, “Adam – I can’t believe it. Your book has already arrived. I ordered it just yesterday. Thanks so much for the quick delivery. I can’t wait to read it as my aortic valve will be replaced next Tuesday. By the way, who handles the distribution of your book?”

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Happy Thanksgiving! (Plus, Fun Turkey Cartoons)

By Adam Pick on November 26, 2008

There is no doubt in my mind… Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.

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Are Elderly Heart Surgery Success Rates Continuing To Improve?

By Adam Pick on November 12, 2008

I was just reading the New York Times when I came across a very positive story about elderly heart surgery patients.

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True or False: Heart Failure Doubled During Past 25 Years

By Adam Pick on November 11, 2008

It’s time for another “True or False” quiz… That said, is the following statement true or false?

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