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Katherine Davis
News Writer
As a News Writer for TriMed Media Group, Katherine covers breaking news across several facets of the healthcare industry focusing on content for Cardiovascular Business and Clinical Innovation + Technology. She is based in Chicago and holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from Columbia College Chicago. Her work has appeared in Modern Healthcare, Crain's Chicago Business and The Detroit News. She joined TriMed in 2016.

A new study reveals the U.S. cities with the smallest percentage of residents having heart attacks, and the data shows the cities are scattered around the country.

After undergoing prenatal heart surgery at just 24 weeks of gestation while still in his mother’s womb, Tucker Roussin, now 3 years old, is alive and doing well.

Cardiogram, a health tech startup in San Francisco, has raised $2 million to develop an app that shows a user’s cardio health while providing tips on how to improve and maintain a healthy heart.

A new article in the New York Times emphasizes the importance of CPR training to ensure community officials and everyday individuals are trained on how to use the life-saving practice.

A new study to examine the efficacy of an implantable hypertension treatment has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

A Philadelphia man is suing a hospital and a device-making company after he suffered a stroke from bacteria caused by an aortic valve that was placed in him.

To better use technology to treat congestive heart failure, New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital has plans to use CloudMedx Clinical AI Platform, an artificial intelligence services software, reports Fortune.

Scientists have long thought that a human’s first heartbeat takes place on the 21st day after conception, but new research from the University of Oxford shows that it could be even earlier, at just 16 days after conception. 

Theranos, the health technology and medical laboratory services company in Palo Alto, California, has already had a slew of problems this year. It’s currently under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and has plans to lay off 340 employees after announcing that it will close laboratories and wellness centers in Arizona, California and Pennsylvania.

In a recent essay in The Huffington Post, cardiologist Joel Kahn, MD, argues that presidential candidate Donald Trump should be conscious of his heart health, after Kahn analyzed the medical records Trump released.