For patients with heart failure, but normal heart rhythm, aspirin may be just as good as a heavy duty blood-thinner.
That’s the finding of a new study published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Washington University chief of cardiology Douglas Mann was on the study’s steering committee.
The US Army Corps of Engineers has given the green light to start levee upgrades in the Metro East.
The Southwestern Illinois Flood Prevention District Council will start the first phase of levee construction next month.
The project supervisor for the council, Les Sterman, says the goal is to get the levees to a 100-year flood protection level by the end of 2014.
That would meet the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s accreditation standard.
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