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Remembering Dr Adrian Grubs

Remembering Dr. Adrian Grubs Capital Cardiology Associates is sad to learn of the passing of our colleague, friend, and founding partner, Dr. Adrian Welles Grubs The following content is comprised of Dr. Grubs' online obituary and an internal employee...

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Enhanced Cardiac Access

Three years ago, Capital Cardiology Associates (CCA) launched its Enhanced Cardiac Access program. Located within its Corporate Woods location, Enhanced Cardiac Access (ECA) provides same day evaluations of patients with potential cardiac symptoms such as chest pain,...

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The Blood Test That Confirms A Heart Attack

In the Enhanced Cardiac Access (ECA) Suite at Capital Cardiology Associates (CCA) is a sign that reads, "When it's your heart... it just can't wait." Many heart attacks surface a month in advance, the symptoms go undetected until the individual experiences common...

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Your Cholesterol Level Does Not Matter

The common "good" and "bad" cholesterol levels myth is not true We have all heard over the course of the last several decades that one’s cholesterol level predicts their risk of heart attack and stroke. Patients frequently ask me, "How could I have heart disease - my...

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Now Open Cardiac PET Suite

Capital Cardiology Associates continues investment in patient health Capital Cardiology Associates unveiled the latest cardiac resource this week with the opening of the Cardiac PET Suite in our Corporate Woods location. "This test scan uses the lowest radiation of...

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Run for your life

Even a 5-minute run can help prevent heart disease. The best (and cheapest) exercise you can do to prolong your life is... running. The findings were published by the journal Progress in Cardiovascular Disease after researchers found that "in general, runners have a...

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TEE Cardioversion Suite

Now Open: TEE Cardioversion Suite Capital Cardiology Associates announces the opening of "first of its kind service" in New York State Cardiac patients in the Capital Region now have a choice on where to receive their transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) test....

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Have a Heart to Heart Discussion

You've had a heart attack. What started as chest pain ended in a life changing moment. You survived. You recovered. Now, you have to learn to live with some changes in your life. I sat down with Capital Cardiology Associates' Clinical Pharmacist, Dr. Kate Cabral to...

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3 Ways To Boost Your Heart Health

3 Ways to Boost Your Heart Health with Fruits and Vegetables Three healthy tips that taste great Fruits and vegetables play a key role in heart health. The trick is, how do we get the recommended five servings a day (about two-and-a-half cups) in our daily diet?...

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