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Back-to-school reminder for parents and students: Check out college tax credits

September 2, 2015

With another school year here, the Internal Revenue Service reminds parents and students that now is a good time to see if they will qualify for either of two college tax credits or other education-related tax benefits when they file their 2015 federal income tax returns.

In general, the American Opportunity Tax Credit or Lifetime Learning Credit is available to taxpayers who pay qualifying expenses for an eligible student. Eligible students include the taxpayer, spouse and dependents. The American Opportunity Tax Credit provides a credit for each eligible student, while the Lifetime Learning Credit provides a maximum credit per tax return.

VIDEO: ESC program chair offers takeaways from this year’s sessions Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: ESC program chair offers takeaways from this year’s sessions

September 2, 2015
LONDON — In this video, Geneviève Derumeaux, MD, PhD, FESC, chair of the European Society of Cardiology Congress Program Committee, reviews some of the…
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PARAMETER: HF therapy superior to olmesartan for systolic hypertension in some elderly patients

September 2, 2015
LONDON — Elderly patients with systolic hypertension and suspected arterial stiffness had lower central systolic BP and pulse pressure when assigned a therapy…
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Thrombectomy improves neurological recovery after acute stroke

September 1, 2015
LONDON — Use of thrombectomy to retrieve larger thrombi improved neurological recovery at discharge in patients with acute ischemic stroke, according to a substudy…
VIDEO: The future of gene transfer for treatment of HF Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: The future of gene transfer for treatment of HF

September 1, 2015
LONDON — In this video, Barry H. Greenberg, MD, from the University of California, San Diego, provides investigator insight on the future of percutaneous…
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Cardiology Case Consults

The Patient With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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VIDEO: The future of gene transfer for treatment of HF

VIDEO: The future of gene transfer for treatment of HF

September 1, 2015
LONDON — In this video, Barry H. Greenberg, MD, from the University of California, San Diego, provides…
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Highlights from Lipid Forum 2015™: Focus on Hypertriglyceridemia

Highlights from Lipid Forum 2015®: Focus on Hypertriglyceridemia

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

Hypertriglyceridemia is a highly prevalent yet modifiable risk factor for atherosclerotic disease, pancreatitis, and…
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