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Cardiac Decompensation Seen in Children Following COVID-19
Incidence of AMI Hospitalization Down During COVID-19
Rate of Stroke Low in Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19
Factors Linked to COVID-19 In-Hospital Mortality ID'd in NYC
Global Practice Guidelines Issued by International Society of Hypertension
Excessive Drinking Seen in Some Patients With Chronic Conditions
Sex Differences ID'd in Prescription of Cardiovascular Meds
Burnout Comparable Between Millennial, Gen X Residents, Fellows
Higher Burden of Cardiovascular Risk Tied to Cognitive Decline
Higher Intake of Whole-Fat Dairy May Cut Metabolic Syndrome Risk
Spending on Primary Care Continues to Lag in the U.S.
28 Million-Plus Surgeries Could Be Canceled Due to COVID-19
Osteoporotic Fracture Risk Lower for DOAC Than Warfarin in A-Fib
Fruit-, Veggie-Rich Diet May Soon Lower Markers for Cardiac Injury
Use of Imaging to Assess Stroke Down in Early COVID-19 Epoch
Hydroxychloroquine No Aid for COVID-19-Related Mortality
Post-AMI Home Health Care May Lower Risk for Readmission
Statin, Aspirin Uptake Low With Peripheral Artery Disease, Stroke
Most Physicians Have Seen False-Negative COVID-19 Test Results
Intensive Blood Pressure Control Tied to Lower Atrial Fibrillation Risk
T2DM Linked to Worse Cognitive Performance After Stroke
Kawasaki-Like Disease Incidence Up After Start of SARS-CoV-2
Guidance Issued for Acute Large Vessel CVA During COVID-19 Pandemic
High Career Satisfaction Reported by Many Thoracic Surgeons
COVID-19 Fatality Rate High for Heart Transplant Recipients
Deceased Donor Transplantation Has Dropped Since COVID-19
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages May Increase Risk for CVD in Women
USPSTF Urges Behavioral Counseling for Those With CVD Risk
Gap in Rural, Urban CVD Deaths Grew From 1999 to 2017
Thigh Circumference Tied to Hypertension Risk
Dexrazoxane Preserves Cardiac Function in Pediatric Leukemia
For Those With Heart Failure, ACE2 Concentrations Up in Men
Severe Illness Reported in Some Children With COVID-19
Residual Shunt After PFO Closure Linked to Higher Risk for Stroke
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Aids Mortality Prediction
Death and Disability From Stroke Down in United Kingdom
Incidence of Psych Morbidity Up With Spinal Cord Injury
ACE Inhibitor/ARB Use Not Tied to COVID-19 Test Positivity
CDC: Prevalence of Hypertension Higher in Rural Versus Urban Areas
Link Found Between Body Size in Childhood, Later Life Disease
Cardio-Obstetrics Team Key to Managing CVD in Pregnancy
Endovascular Thrombectomy Alone Noninferior in Ischemic Stroke
New York State Reports Cases of Pediatric Inflammatory Syndrome Tied to COVID-19
FDA OKs Farxiga for Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction
ACE Inhibitors, ARBs Not Linked to In-Hospital COVID-19 Death
Teen Obesity, T2DM, HTN May Lead to Early Vascular Aging
Incidence of HTN Disorders of Pregnancy Underestimated
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests Increased in Italy in 2020
More Rural Stroke Patients Now Treated at Certified Stroke Centers
High Alcohol Consumption May Be Causally Tied to Stroke, PAD
Race and Income Influence Risk for Severe COVID-19
ACE Inhibitors, ARBs Not Linked to Risk for COVID-19
Sleep Apnea Tied to High Blood Glucose Levels Among Blacks
Evolocumab Does Not Impact Cognition in Atherosclerotic CVD
ATS Issues Guideline on the Diagnosis of Sarcoidosis
Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 Ups Risk for QTc Prolongation
CV Outcomes Improved in Those With, Without Type 2 Diabetes
Vascular Stiffness Similar in E-, Combustible Cigarette Users
RV Strain on Echocardiogram May ID High-Risk COVID-19 Patients
Symptomatic Health Care Staff in U.K. Screened for COVID-19
NT-proBNP Does Not Improve Evaluation of Syncope in the ED
Men Have More Serious Disease, Higher Death Rate From COVID-19
David Shulkin, M.D., on COVID-19 Financial Consequences for Health Care System
Primary PCI Remains Standard of Care for STEMI During COVID-19
Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Remain Unaware of CV Risk
Nearly Half of U.S. Population Breathes Unhealthy Air
Rare, Serious Illness May Occur in Children With COVID-19
Social Inequality May Contribute to Poor Metabolic, Bone Health
Job Strain Linked to Increase in Risk for PAD Hospitalization
Upward Income Mobility Tied to Worse Cardiometabolic Health
45.4 Percent of U.S. Adults at Risk for Complications With COVID-19
Adding High-Dose Chloroquine Not Advised for Severe COVID-19
Roadmap Developed for Resuming Elective Surgery During COVID-19
Mobile BP Monitoring Does Not Change Outcomes After Myocardial Infarction
HTN, Obesity, Diabetes Common in U.S. COVID-19 Patients
FDA Warns About Treating COVID-19 With Unproven Drugs
Prevalence of Hypertension in U.S. 45.4 Percent in 2017 to 2018
Yoga Cuts Testosterone in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Chronic Conditions, Obesity Common in Fatal Cases of EVALI
ACEIs/ARBs Not Linked to Severity or Mortality of COVID-19
Scoring System Helps Guide Surgical Care During COVID-19
Heart Rate Variability Related to Risk for Incident Diabetes
Premature Mortality Rates Up for CAD in Women From Rural U.S.
ST-Segment Elevation Described in Patients With COVID-19
2015 to 2018 Saw High Total Cholesterol for 11.4 Percent of U.S. Adults
USPSTF Notes Evidence Lacking for BP Screening in Children
Cardiac Cath Lab STEMI Activations Drop During Pandemic
Most Older Adults With New Dementia Die Within Five Years
Benefit of Social Distancing Outweighs Economic Impact
Hypertension in Pregnancy Ups Risk for Mental Disorder in Child
Higher Vitamin D From Food May Protect Against Heart Disease
Removal of Flavored E-Cigarette Products Likely Ineffective
Higher Nighttime Blood Pressure Tied to Worse Vascular Disease
Telehealth Usage Was Growing Among Internists Prior to COVID-19
BP Levels Influence Racial Differences in Cognitive Decline
Guidance Developed for Treating Cardiac Arrest During COVID-19
Heavy Wildfire Smoke Tied to Higher Risk for Cardiac Arrest
Kidney Injury Up During Pregnancy-Related Hospitalizations
CDC: Overall Prevalence of Self-Reported Hypertension 32.4 Percent
SARS-CoV-2 Contamination of Air, Surfaces Examined in ICU, Wards
Medical Masks May Be Sufficient During COVID-19 Routine Care
High Rates of Appropriate E-Consults Seen Across Specialties
Prehospital Triage System Improves Stroke Care
Most Home BP Devices Available Online Are Not Validated
Adult Smoking, Cessation Tied to Smoking Intensity in Adolescence
Middle-Age Lifestyle Changes Can Cut Women's Stroke Risk
Heavy Drinking Tied to Larger Waist Lines, Higher Stroke Risk
Celiac Disease May Slightly Increase Mortality Risk
Most COVID-19 Fatalities Are Men Over 50 With Chronic Disease
Genetic Testing Does Not Enhance Heart Disease Risk Prediction
'Mod' E-Cigarette Users Smoke More Cigarettes One Year Later
Initial Invasive Strategy No Better in Stable Coronary Disease
Majority of Physicians Report Serious Concerns About COVID-19
Heart Disease Risk Up for First-Time Mothers With Preeclampsia
Recent Decline in Heart Attacks Greater in Men Than Women
Unemployed Workers Less Likely to Be Uninsured Post-ACA
Weight Loss Modest for Most Macronutrient Diets
Rural Doctors Can Be Trained to Treat Advanced Heart Failure
Severe COVID-19 Risk Up With Existing Health Conditions in U.S.
CVD May Play Role in Link Between Air Pollution, Dementia
Inconsistent Bedtime May Affect Cardiovascular Health
Doctors, Hospitals, Pharmacies Warned Not to Stockpile Meds
Extreme High Temps More Than Double Cardiovascular Deaths
U.S. Army Opens Field Hospital in New York City
Concomitant Myocardial Injury With COVID-19 Infection Linked to Fatal Outcome
Chronic Kidney Disease Linked to Uncontrolled Blood Pressure
Moderate Maternal Fish Intake May Aid Child Metabolic Health
PPE Negative for SARS-CoV-2 After Patient Contact
ACC: Increase Seen in Death Rates Due to Hypertension-Related CVD
ACC: E-Cigarette Use Continues to Rise
BP Load No Aid to Prognosis in Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease
Workers at Risk for COVID-19 Exposure Can Access Online Training
ACC: Statins Cut Heart Failure Risk in Early Breast Cancer Treatment
Prospective, Randomized Studies of AI Lacking in Medical Imaging
ACC: Many Seniors Hospitalized for Heart Failure Not Tested for CAD
National Health Spending Expected to Increase Through 2028
Cardiac Injury Linked to Increased Mortality in COVID-19
More Steps in a Day Tied to Lower Risk for Death
Plant-Based Proteins Can Help Cut Risk for Coronary Heart Disease
Frailty Predicts Adverse Outcomes After Mitral Valve Replacement
Cumulative Dose of Oral Steroids Associated With HTN Incidence
Homeless Patients With AMI Have Distinct Risks, Outcomes
Statement Addresses Concerns About Heart Meds and COVID-19
Serial Interval of COVID-19 Estimated at 3.96 Days
Poor Sleep Quality Linked to Greater Food Intake, Worse Diet
Bariatric Surgery Tied to Lower Long-Term Risk for Major CV Events
Per-Capita Medical Radiation Exposure Down in United States
Graphic Health Warnings Coming for U.S. Cigarette Packs
Noncitizens Undertreated for Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Climate Similar in Cities With Biggest Outbreaks of COVID-19
Nonsmoker Mortality Showcases Harm of Secondhand Smoke
Dual Therapy Linked to Lower Bleeding Risk in A-Fib After PCI
Guidance Issued for Interventional Radiologists Treating Frostbite
All-Cause Mortality Up in Female Domestic Abuse Survivors
Current Access to Endovascular Thrombectomy Centers Limited
Function, Cognition, Psych Well-Being Linked to Postop Death
National Dietary Guideline Adherence Lowers Cardiovascular Risk
Safety, Effectiveness of VKAs, DOACs Similar in General Practice
Romosozumab Added to Guideline for Management of Osteoporosis
Anticholinergic Burden Tied to Adverse Effects in Middle Age
Apixaban Seems Safer Than Rivaroxaban for A-Fib
Excess Mortality Observed for Older Adults With BP Below 130/80 mm Hg
2018 Health Care Spending Up Due to Higher Prices
Guidelines Detail Management of Liver Failure in ICU Patients
Family Hx of Early MI Modifies Ovary Removal, CVD Link
Opting for Plant-Based Protein May Lower Mortality Risk
Opportunities Identified for Improving BP Control
Olive Oil Consumption Tied to Lower Cardiovascular Risk
FDA: Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities May Affect Medical Devices
Americans' Protein-Rich Diets May Up Heart Disease Risk
Long-Term Endurance Exercise Tied to Aortic Enlargement
Bariatric Surgery Outcomes Similar Regardless of Obesity Onset
Female Clinical Chairs Paid Significantly Less Than Men
Moderate Egg Consumption Not Linked to CVD Risk Overall
Habitual Fish Oil Supplements Linked to Lower CVD Risk
Secondary Prevention Guideline Adherence Cuts Death Post-AMI
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Seem Not to Protect Against Cancer
Short-Term Medications May Cut Risk for 'Broken Heart' Syndrome
Considerable Increase Seen in List, Net Prices of Branded Drugs
Serum Folate Tied to CV Mortality Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Racial/Ethnic Insurance Coverage Disparity Down Since ACA
1996 to 2016 Saw Increases in U.S. Spending on Health Care
Irregular Sleep Duration and Timing Linked to CVD Risk
Ambient Air Pollution Causes Decreased Life Expectancy
2003 to 2016 Saw Changes in Characteristics of PCI, CABG Patients
AAN: Hypersomnolence in Elderly Linked to Medical Conditions
Varenicline Seems Safe for Adults Without Depression
Regardless of Weight, Metabolic Health Tied to New Diabetes
Vegetarian Diet Linked to Reduced Ischemic Stroke Risk in Taiwan
Fewer Women in Cardiovascular Trials, but Representation Improving
CDC: Prevalence of Obesity 42.4 Percent in 2017 to 2018
AAN: Cardiovascular Health in 20s Impacts Later Cognition
Intensive BP Control Has Positive Impact on Residual Life Span
Influence of Politics Has Not Waned in Opinions About ACA
Sugar-Sweetened Beverages May Adversely Affect Lipid Profile
No Compensatory Smoking Seen With Low-Nicotine Cigarettes
Age at Period Cessation Not Linked to CVD Risk Trajectories
Mistreatment, Discrimination Still Common for Medical Students
Wearable Sensor Data Predict Heart Failure Rehospitalization
Different Foods Linked to Risk for Ischemic, Hemorrhagic Stroke
Liraglutide Enhances Weight Loss With Intensive Behavioral Therapy
Author to Fight Retraction of Study Linking Vaping to Heart Attack Risk
New Cholesterol Drug Approved by FDA
Racial/Ethnic Disparity Seen for Stroke in Dialysis Patients With A-Fib
Image Reading on Mobile Devices Feasible for Stroke Decisions
AI Imaging Analysis Prognostic in Coronary Artery Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease Poses Major Global Health Burden
Dietitians Effective for Weight Loss in Obese Medicare Patients
More Side Effects Seen With Guideline-Recommended Chlorthalidone
Polymer-Based Stents Noninferior for Patients With High Bleeding Risk
Many Transgender Youth Intentionally Avoid Disclosure
Risk of Major Heart Complications Up Shortly Following Stroke
Person-to-Person Resting Heart Rates Found to Be Highly Variable
Ethnic Differences in Sitting Behaviors ID'd in Older Women
Study Suggests Overtreatment in End-of-Life Care Despite POLST
Risk for Adverse Events Up With Low-Dose Methotrexate
Amlodipine Better BP Drug for Lower Long-Term Risk for Gout
Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors Protect the Heart
FDA Requests Market Withdrawal of Belviq Due to Cancer Risk
U.S. Life Expectancy to Reach 85 by 2060
Telemarketer Access to Medicare Information to Be Investigated
Exposure to PM2.5 Tied to Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
Cocoa Consumption May Improve Walking Performance in PAD
Thoracic Radiation May Increase Fatigue, Dyspnea in Short Term
Orthostatic Hypotension During HTN Tx Not Tied to CVD Events
Use of Revascularization Up for Critical Limb Ischemia in Veterans
ASA: No Decline Seen in Active Smoking for Stroke Survivors
2011 to 2018 Saw Decline in Problems Paying Medical Bills
ASA: Periodontal Disease Tied to Large-Artery Atherothrombotic Stroke
ASA: Herpes Zoster Vaccine May Reduce Risk for Stroke
Short-Term Mortality Link Identified for Increased Ozone Exposure
Empathy Declines as Students Progress Through Medical School
Higher Birth Weight May Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness Later
Seniors Have Concerns About Affording Health Insurance
Arterial Stiffness Increased Within Year of Final Menstrual Period
Radiologist Workforce Becoming Increasingly Subspecialized
Number of Nurse Practitioners More Than Doubled 2010 to 2017
GI Bleeding in OAC-Treated A-Fib Patients Indicates CRC Risk
Meta-Analyses Link Rosiglitazone to Increased Cardiovascular Risk
Many Women Readmitted for De Novo Postpartum Hypertension
Aneurysm Diameter, Intraluminal Thrombus Predict AAA Growth
Many Americans Misinformed About Heart Disease Prevention
Reference Pricing Linked to Lower Prices Paid by Employers
Repeated Measures of 9/11-Related PTSD Tied to Mortality
Seasonal Sun Variation Tied to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
New Study Finds an Egg a Day Does Not Increase Cardiovascular Risk
Some Lifestyle Changes Suffer With Start of Meds to Cut CV Risk
Five-Year Outcomes Comparable for TAVR, Surgical AVR
Meat, Poultry, Not Fish, May Up Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Cigarette Use Down, E-Cigarette Use Up Among Teens
Hydromorphone-CR Exposure Ups Heart Infection Risk in PWID
Electrical Cardioversion Effective for Acute A-Fib in Emergency Setting
2017 to 2018 Saw Increase in Life Expectancy in the United States
Comorbidities Tied to Higher Rates of All-Cause Admissions in MS Patients
Exposure to Diesel Exhaust May Impair Endothelial Function
U.S. Spends More on Health Care, but Has Worse Life Expectancy
Outcomes No Worse With Short Stay After Open Heart Surgery
Gender Gap Persists in Starting Salary for Physicians
Survey: Most Americans Think of Themselves as Healthy
TAVR Increasingly Being Used in Young Adults Despite Uncertainty
Prehospital Epinephrine Aids Out-of-Hospital Pediatric Cardiac Arrests
Model Shows Transitional Care Cost-Effective in Heart Failure
Wealthy Pay Most to Finance U.S. Health Care
Unmet Need for Physician Care Not Improving With More Insured
Potential Links ID'd for Marijuana Use, Cardiovascular Risks
LV Hypertrophy May Explain Racial Disparities in Heart Failure
Effects of Vit D Correction on CV Health Studied in Obese Children
Nearly Half of U.S. Smokers Not Advised by Doctors to Quit
Postdischarge Mortality Up for Patients With Heart Failure
Health Care Utilization Up for Seniors With Untreated Apnea
Major Insurers Offer $55 Million to Lower Generic Drug Costs
Fewer Than Half of Clinical Trials Comply With Reporting Laws
Abdominal Obesity Linked to Recurrent Atherosclerotic CVD
JumpstartMD Commercial Program Seems Effective for Weight Loss
Systolic BP Variability in Young Adults May ID Later CVD Risk
Fast-Track Review of ACA Lawsuit Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court
Time of Day for Taking Warfarin Does Not Matter
Prolonged ECG Monitoring for Syncope in ED Feasible, Safe
Low-Carb, Low-Fat Diets Not Tied to Mortality Overall
ACP: Medicare for All Needed to Fix 'Ill' U.S. Health Care System
Troponin Testing May Be Overused in Geriatric Patients
New Guidance Issued for Care of Children With Williams Syndrome
Quickly Reducing High Potassium Levels Improves Outcomes
Decline in Mortality Seen in Diabetes Patients in Hong Kong
Single-Payer System Would Likely Save Money
CDC: Many Americans Are Inactive, With Southerners Faring Worse
ACA Tied to Narrowing of Disparities in Access to Care
Coronary Artery Disease Risk Down in Survivors of Childhood Cancer
Ageism Predicts Significantly Worse Health Outcomes
Outcomes Superior for HM3 LVAD Regardless of Preimplant Strategy
FDA: Weight Control Drug Lorcaserin May Raise Cancer Risk
Evolution of Approval, Regulation Processes for Drugs Explored
Maternal Distress May Affect Brain Development in Fetuses With CHD
BP Measures Progress More Rapidly in Women Than Men
Doctor Replacement Ratios Higher in Largest, Hospital-Owned Practices
Vital Exhaustion Linked to Increased Risk for Incident A-Fib
Less Than a Quarter of Medicare Patients Participate in Cardiac Rehab
Physicians Spend >16 Minutes Per Encounter on EHR Use
Burnout in Med Students Tied to Perceived Stress, Phone Behavior
Intensive Systolic BP Control May Not Benefit All Older Adults
Incidental Lymphopenia Linked to Increased Risk for Mortality
Antipsychotic Use Safer Than No Use in Schizophrenia
California May Start Producing Its Own Medicines
Recruitment Satisfactory for Foreign-Educated Health Providers
Major Cardiovascular Diseases May Up Long-Term Risk for ESKD
Neighborhood Disadvantage Impacts Hospital Quality Ratings
Metabolic Syndrome May Up Risk for VTE Recurrence After DVT
Life Expectancy Free of Chronic Disease Up With Healthy Lifestyle
Tea Drinking Linked to Reduced Risk for Atherosclerotic CVD
Perceived Risks of E-Cigarettes Vary With Demographics
Clinical Guidelines Developed for Managing Nosebleeds
Large Gap Found in Health Administrative Spending for U.S., Canada
Guidance Issued for Management of Fulminant Myocarditis
Heart Transplants From Hep C Virus-Positive Donors Seem Safe
In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Outcomes Similar for Dialysis, Nondialysis Patients
Training for, Running First Marathon May Reduce Aortic Age
Odds of Stroke Up With Dual Use of E-Cigarettes, Cigarettes
Low Cardiac Troponin Levels Cannot Safely Rule Out Ischemia
Price Hikes for Hundreds of Medications
Study Explores Factors Affecting Glycemic Control in T1DM
Poll: Older Adults Frequently Use Online Physician Ratings
Bystander CPR Less Likely in Hispanic Neighborhoods
Donor Heart Acceptance Practices Vary Across Transplant Centers
Public Policy Recs Updated for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Linked to Gray Matter Volume
APO(a)-LRX Found to Reduce Lipoprotein(a) Levels
Diabetes Mellitus May Increase Risk for Developing Heart Failure
Patient Experiences Modestly Worse After Hospital Acquisition
Abstinence From Alcohol Cuts Arrhythmia Recurrence in A-Fib
Machine Learning System Makes More Alerts for Med Errors
Exposure to Pyrethroid Insecticides Linked to Mortality
Poor Diet Contributes Substantially to Cardiometabolic Disease Costs
High Lipoprotein(a) Is Risk Factor for CVD in Type 1 Diabetes
Multiple Health Benefits Reported for Intermittent Fasting
Machine Learning Model Helps Predict Risk for MI, Cardiac Death
Recall of Pacemaker in Nov. 2015 Was Delayed Unnecessarily
Magnesium Inversely Linked to Risk for Coronary Heart Disease
Many Hospitals Fail to Provide Instructions for Patient Portals
Regular Cannabis Use May Cause Adverse Cardiac Changes
Patient Share of Out-of-Network Costs Rising
Palliative Care Services Lagging Worldwide
Healthy Sleep Pattern May Reduce Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Obesity May Up Cardiotoxicity Risk From Breast Cancer Therapy
Biomarker May Predict Cardiac Risk in Noncardiac Surgery
Enrollment in Affordable Care Act Holds Steady for Third Straight Year
Aspirin May No Longer Have Effect in Primary CVD Prevention
Long Working Hours May Up Risk for Masked, Sustained HTN
Congress Approves Raising Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21
Some U.S. Adults Unaware of Any Myocardial Infarction Symptoms
HbA1c Minimally Adds to CVD Risk Prediction in Prediabetes
Low Education Link to CVD Risk Partly Due to Income, Job Strain
Private Care Program for U.S. Vets Gets $8.9 Billion in Budget Deal
Risk Score Developed to Help ID Heart Failure Risk in Leukemia
Being Born in Spring, Summer May Increase CVD Mortality Risk
Heavy Drinking May Up Marker Levels for Cardiac Damage
Obesity Projected to Affect Almost One in Two by 2030
FDA to Allow States to Import Prescription Drugs From Other Countries
Cannabis Use Disorder May Up Risk of Perioperative Heart Attack
Pregnancy-Related Heart Failure Tied to Higher Cancer Risk
Fenfluramine Reduces Convulsive Seizures in Dravet Syndrome
Congress Could Raise Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21
New Rules Seek to Increase Organ Transplants in U.S.
FDA Approves Sale of Low-Nicotine Cigarettes
Hospital-Level Home Acute Care Can Cut Costs, Health Care Use
Outcomes Worse for Rural Residents With Chronic Conditions
Vascepa Approved as Adjunct Therapy for Patients With High Triglyceride Levels
Palliative Care Reaching More Inpatients With Serious Illness
Mindfulness Program May Help Lower Blood Pressure
Five-Year Mortality Up in Older Adults With Unplanned Admission
Many Long-Term Breast Cancer Survivors Die From Other Causes
Many Lung Cancer Patients Receive Meds That Prolong QTc Interval
Hahn Confirmed as New FDA Chief
Labeling Exercise Needed to Burn Food May Cut Calories Consumed
Non-HDL Cholesterol Levels Linked to Long-Term ASCVD Risk
Stroke Risk Up With Long Sleep Duration, Long Midday Napping
Aerobic Exercise May Slow Cognitive Decline in Older Adults
Fewer Blacks Use Aspirin Therapy for Primary Prevention of CVD
USPSTF Advises AAA Screening Based on Sex, Age, Smoking History
U.S. Primary Care Doctors Face Challenges in Coordinating Care
Model Predicts Six-Month Post-AMI Mortality for Older Adults
U.S. Health Care Spending Up 4.6 Percent in 2018
2016 to 2019 Saw Increase in Medical Students With Disabilities
Exposure to Air Pollution May Up Mortality After Heart Transplant
New Cardiogenic Shock Staging System IDs Mortality Risk
Many Patients Overestimate the Benefits of PCI
Receipt of Anticoagulant Rx in ED Linked to Use at Six Months
Half of U.S. Physicians Recommend Complementary Health Approaches
Rural Population Underrepresented Among Medical Students
Retail Prescription Drug Prices Fall for First Time in 45 Years
Cancer Tied to Higher Risk for Deadly Stroke
Reductions in Air Pollution Yield Substantial Health Gains
Pharmacist-Led Interventions Cut Cardiovascular Risk Factors
Racial Differences Seen With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
Early-Onset CVD Rate Up for Children of Moms With Diabetes
Services Affected by Rural Hospitals Joining Health Systems
Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors
Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care
Deportation Worry May Raise Risk for Hypertension in Women
T1DM May Up Progression of CAC During Menopausal Transition
Obesity Mediates Response to Antiarrhythmic Drugs in A-Fib
Risk for Hospital Admission Up With Short-Term PM2.5 Exposure
Improved Oral Hygiene May Cut Risk for Heart Failure, A-Fib
U.S. Adults With ASCVD Report Skipping Meds Due to Costs
Outcomes Poorer With New U.S. Donor Heart Allocation System
U.S. Life Expectancy Dropped Since 2014 for Working-Age Adults
Large BP Variation Tied to Greater Long-Term Risk for Dementia
Changes in Metabolic Syndrome Status Linked to MACE Risk
Peds Cardiac Surgical Outcomes Improved in Consortium
Risk for Skin Infections, Diabetes Increase With Statin Use
Elevated Risk for CVD Mortality Observed in U.S. Cancer Patients
Hypertension During Pregnancy May Up CV Risk in Middle Age
Electronic Health Record Usability Graded F by Physicians
Most Teens Worldwide Are Not Exercising Enough
Testosterone Replacement May Benefit Younger Male Cancer Survivors
Number of Pregnant Women Taking Antidepressants Down
Employee Premiums, Deductibles Eating Larger Share of Income
AHA: Impella Use Up for PCI Patients Needing Heart Pump
Vigorous Activity Weekly May Improve Outcomes in Stable CAD
Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Comorbidities Before, After Diagnosis
Cardiovascular Disease Rates Dropping in American Indians
Statin Use Not Linked to Rate of Cognitive Decline in Seniors
VA, DoD Update Guideline for Rehabilitation After Stroke
CDC: ~20 Percent of U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products
AHA: Lower-Target LDL Level Beneficial After Stroke, TIA
HbA1c Variability Linked to Cardiovascular Disease Risk
AHA: Neurohormonal Blockade Beneficial for Patients With LVAD
White House Wants Hospitals, Insurers to Provide Actual Costs of Care
Bipartisan Bill to Curb Drug Costs Backed by White House
AHA: Predictors for Meeting LDL-C, SBP Goals ID'd in ISCHEMIA
AHA: Impact of Valsartan Recall Examined for Ontario, Canada
AHA: Risk for Ischemic CV Events Lower With Colchicine After MI
FDA Panel: Expand Use of Fish Oil Drug Vascepa
AHA: Many With Atherosclerotic CVD Not Meeting LDL-C Goals
Survey of U.S. Registered Nurses Points to Worsening Shortages
Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco, E-Cigarettes Raised in NY State
Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease Tied to Kidney Disease
Higher Skeletal Muscle Mass May Lower Long-Term Risk for CVD
1999 to 2016 Saw Increase in U.S. Adults Trying to Lose Weight
AHA: Risk for Death Cuts Benefit of Oral Anticoagulants for A-Fib
AHA: Vitamin D, Omega-3 Do Not Cut Heart Failure Hospitalization
Insomnia Symptoms Associated With Increased Risk of CVD
Smartwatch App Shows Promise for Identifying Atrial Fibrillation
High-Risk Surgical Patients Benefit From Teaching Hospitals
AHA: Intensive BP Control May Increase Life Expectancy
Injecting Illegal Drugs Ups Risk for Death After Heart Surgery
AHA: About One in Three With ASCVD Not Receiving Flu Shot
Cholesterol Levels Have Been Dropping Since 2013 Guidelines
AHA: Cannabis Use Disorder Tied to Arrhythmia Hospitalization
AHA: Cardiovascular Risk Factors Tied to Increased Cancer Risk
High Birth Number May Harm Cardiovascular Health in Women
Test of Vascular Function May Predict Solid-Tumor Cancer Risk
Exercising More Often May Lower CVD Risk in Older Adults
Poorer Neighborhood Walkability May Increase Cardiovascular Risk
Number of Potentially Excess Deaths Up in Nonmetropolitan Counties
Ibuprofen Does Not Increase Postpartum Blood Pressure
Many Adult Health Problems Due to Adverse Childhood Experiences
Few Eligible Patients Receive Rx for Weight-Loss Medications
Cardiorespiratory Fitness May Improve Lung Cancer Outcomes
Women Less Likely to Receive Treatment for Myocardial Infarction
Medical Practices Burdened by Regulatory Requirements
FDA: Biotin Supplements Could Affect Results of Medical Tests
Sleeve Gastrectomy Benefits Patients With BMI <35 kg/m²
All-Cause Mortality Up With Loneliness in Cardiac Patients
Running Participation Linked to Reduced Risk for Mortality
Seriously Ill Medicare Beneficiaries Face Financial Hardship
Dr. Stephen Hahn Nominated to Head FDA
Intensive BP Control in Elderly With HTN May Aid Brain Health
Coronary Calcium Score May ID CV Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Recommendations Developed to Address Clinician Burnout
Equivalence Seen Between Drug Classes for HTN Monotherapy
Borderline Personality Disorder May Raise Cardiometabolic Risk
Rate of Surgical Bailout Low for TAVR
Small Drop in Calories Purchased With Labeling in Restaurants
AI Model Helps ID Those at Risk for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
2011 to 2017 Saw Increase in Heart Disease Deaths in the U.S.
Many Patients Take OTC Meds That May Interact With Apixaban
CDC: U.S. Life Expectancy Up Slightly, Mortality Lower in 2017
Hypoglycemia Increases Risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest in T2DM
Facebook Launches Preventive Health Tool
Patients Should Restart Blood Thinners After GI Bleed
CV Risk Score Tied to Subclinical Cerebrovascular Disease on MRI
Racial Inequity Seen for Admission to Cardiology for Heart Failure
Cardiac Biomarkers May ID High CV Risk in Patients With CKD
Outcomes Poor With Medical Care From Fraud, Abuse Perpetrators
Spironolactone Noninferior in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Doctors Mostly Dissatisfied With Electronic Health Record Systems
Cardiologist Most Represented Specialist in Diabetes Care
One-Third of CVD in Blacks Attributable to Hypertension
Family Involvement Cuts Postop Delirium in Older Patients
Prediagnosis Exercise May Reduce CV Risk in Breast Cancer
Frequent Alcohol Drinking May Up Risk for New-Onset A-Fib
One in Five Receive Opioid Rx After Cardiac Implant Procedure
FDA: Smokeless Tobacco Snus Can Be Marketed as Less Risky Than Cigarettes
Pregnancy Complications Tied to Higher Risk for Later Hypertension
Prophylactic Melatonin Does Not Cut Delirium After Major Cardiac Surgery
Limited English Proficiency May Worsen Chronic Disease Outcome
CVD Risk Declines When BP Meds Taken at Bedtime
More Choices, Lower Premiums for ACA Consumers Next Year
Review Links Periodontitis to Increased Odds for Hypertension
Substance Use Disorder Ups Risk for Death After IE Valve Surgery
Recommendations Updated for Nonvariceal Upper GI Bleeding
Public Outcomes Reporting Tied to Drop in Valve Replacements
Atrial Fibrillation Risk Found to Be Higher Among American Indians
Lean-Fat Individuals Have Worst Outcome in Heart Failure
Most Cardiovascular Disease Deaths Now Occur at Home
Suicide Risk Up With ARB Exposure Versus ACEI Exposure
Use of E-Cigarettes in U.K. Tied to Quit Rates Among Smokers
Obesity in Early Adulthood Tied to Higher Risk for Early Mortality
Depression, Anxiety, Stress Impact Adherence to Cardiac Rehab
PTSD Linked to Early Incident TIA, Stroke in Young Veterans
Statins in Childhood Aid Familial Hypercholesteremia Outcomes
Abnormal Menstrual Cycle Linked to Elevated Mortality
High Perceived Stress Tied to Higher Blood Pressure in Blacks
Gastric Bypass Linked to Lower Risk for Major Birth Defects
Meat Study Authors Have Financial Ties to Beef Industry
Pulmonary Embolism Risk Elevated for More Than Six Weeks Postop
Global Prevalence of Pediatric Hypertension About 4 Percent
Nearly 5 Million Youth Are Obese in the United States
Ibrutinib Therapy Linked to New, Worsened Hypertension
Changes in Household Income Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Poor Glycemic Control May Up Risk for Stroke, Death in T2DM
Patient Portal Use Has Positive Impact on Preventive Health Behaviors
Odds of Autism Up in Children With Congenital Heart Disease
Statins Tied to Osteoporosis in Dose-Dependent Manner
No Increased Mortality Seen With Paclitaxel Drug-Eluting Devices
Medicare Fraud-Prevention Rules to Be Revised
Out-of-Office BP Readings More Predictive in Black Adults
Pregnancy-Related Hypertension Increases Later Heart Disease Risk
Maintaining Weight Loss Cuts Cardiovascular Risk in T2DM
2000 to 2015 Saw Increase in Medicare GME Payments
Burnout Linked to Poor Quality Care in Published Literature
Cost of Waste in U.S. Health System Estimated
Dog Ownership May Lower Risk for Death After Major CV Event
Financial Incentives Have Short-Term Effect on BP Control
Food Insecurity Linked to Chronic Disease in Young Adults
With Comorbidities, Less Than Six Hours of Sleep Ups Risk for Early Death
PCI, CABG for Left Main CAD Have Similar Five-Year Outcomes
Survey: Many U.S. Adults Not Planning to Get Flu Vaccine
2014 to 2018 Saw Drop in Flavored Tobacco Products in Youth
Risk Tool Can Predict Heart Failure in Patients With Diabetes
Risk Calculator Can Help Predict Postmenopausal Morbidity
Hypothermia Aids Cardiac Arrest With Nonshockable Rhythm
Smartphone-Operated One-Lead ECG Detects A-Fib, Flutter
Gradual ACS Symptom Onset Linked to Delay in Presentation for Acute Care
Monitoring HTN Med Adherence Does Not Improve BP Control
FDA: Pacemakers, Insulin Pumps Could Be Hacking Targets
Uptitration of Drugs Varies With Target Dosage in Chronic HF
Marine Omega-3 Supplements May Lower CVD Risk
Decrease in Stroke Incidence Continued Through 2017 in ARIC
Rituxan Approved for Pediatric Patients With Rare Vasculitis Diseases
Panel Votes Yes to Current Level of Red, Processed Meat Intake
Childhood Secondhand Smoke Tied to Later Atrial Fibrillation
Most Severe Forms of Mental Illness Lead to Highest CVD Risk
Heart Disease May Up Risk for Allopurinol-Linked Cutaneous AEs
Rivaroxaban Cuts Recurrent Blood Clots in Obese Patients
Infectious Disease Consultation May Lower Candida Mortality
Less Bleeding With Ticagrelor Alone in High-Risk Patients
Average Annual Premium for Workers Increased in 2019
Pediatric Heart Allocation Policy No Better for Waitlist Mortality
Severe Adverse Cardiovascular Events Associated With Ibrutinib
Walking Speed Predicts Return to Work for Younger Stroke Patients
Deep Learning Models Classify Disease From Medical Imaging
Quality of Carbohydrates, Protein Has Improved in U.S. Diet
Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mortality Persist in the U.S.
Exposure to Pesticides Tied to Cardiovascular Disease Incidence
More Blood Pressure Drugs Recalled
Vasomotor Symptoms in Women Tied to Higher Risk for CVD Events
Percentage of Women in Internal Med Residencies Increasing
Hurricanes Up Mortality Risk for Seniors With Diabetes
Nut Consumption Tied to Less Annual Weight Gain, Obesity
Machine Learning May Be Faster for Cardiac MRI Scan Analysis
Women, Minorities Underrepresented in Cardiology Workforce
Protected Health Info Breaches Compromise Sensitive Data
Higher Fat Mass May Up Risk for Major Adverse CV Events in T2DM
More Aggressive Tx Needed for Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Dapagliflozin Lowers Risk for Worsening Heart Failure
SGLT2 Inhibitors Linked to Lower Risk for Heart Failure
Cardiovascular Disease Risk Underestimated in Patients With Mental Illness
Kidney Donation Linked to Increased Hypertension Risk
House Speaker Unveils Plan to Lower Drug Costs
Medical Students Not Ready to Provide Nutritional Care
Linagliptin Noninferior for CV Risk in Early Type 2 Diabetes
CV Risk Lower With Metformin in T2DM + Reduced Kidney Function
Polypill Strategy Promising in Socioeconomically Vulnerable
Aortic, Mitral Regurgitation Risk Up With Fluoroquinolone Use
Nonphysician Providers Rarely Interpret Diagnostic Images
2002 to 2016 Saw Rise in Drug Abuse-Linked Infective Endocarditis
Prenatal, Postnatal Exposures Tied to Blood Pressure in Children
Combo Antithrombotic Therapy Increases Bleeding Risk
Optimized AED Placement Might Improve Cardiac Arrest Outcomes
Aspirin for Primary Prevention May Offer Net Benefit for Some
ED Openings, Closures May Affect Tx, Outcomes for Acute MI
Remote, Postpartum BP Checks Feasible in Women With HTN
MCI Linked to Lower Use of Cardiac Catheterization in AMI
CDC Revises Number of Vaping-Linked Lung Illnesses to 380
Women With Heart Attack Do Present With Typical Symptoms
Prevalence of Apnea High in Individuals With Resistant HTN
Lifetime Risks for Peripheral Artery Disease Higher for Blacks
Nine States Now Have an Obesity Rate Above 35 Percent
HIV Infection May Raise Risk for Atrial Fibrillation
Imaging Technique May Help Predict Stroke-Related Dementia
EPA to Phase Out Chemical Testing on Mammals
New Tool Measures Patients' Perceptions of Stroke Care
Spending Up With Treatment in Hospital-Owned Practices
Poverty Rate Drops, but Fewer Americans Have Health Insurance
Occasional Napping Linked to Lower Risk for Cardiovascular Events
Retinal Vein Occlusion Linked to Higher Risk for CV Events
Studies Look at E-Cigarette Use Linked to Pulmonary Illness
Lower Systolic BP Goal May Cut Risk for Orthostatic Hypotension
T2DM Risk Reduced by 75 Percent With Healthiest Lifestyle
1970 to 2010 Saw Large Jump in Hypertension During Pregnancy
World Trade Center Site Exposure Linked to Lasting CVD Risk
Greater Cognitive Decline Seen in Seniors Unaware of Having HTN
Racial, Ethnic Underrepresentation Found in Med School Matriculants
County-Level Poverty Strongly Tied to Heart Failure Mortality
Study Reveals Mixed Effects on Health for Vegetarian Diet
Majority of U.S. Doctors Believe ACA Has Improved Access to Care
Decline in Heart Failure Mortality Rates Offset by Comorbidities
ESC Guidelines Updated for Managing CVD in Diabetes
Sacubitril-Valsartan Does Not Impact Aortic Stiffness in HFrEF
ESC Guidelines Updated for Diagnosis, Treatment of PE
Metabolic Surgery May Reduce CV Risk in T2DM With Obesity
Drinking Soft Drinks Tied to Higher Risk for Early Death
Low-Fat Dietary Pattern Offers Long-Term Health Benefits
Leading Causes of Adult Mortality Vary by Country Income Levels
In STEMI, Biodegradable Polymer Sirolimus-Eluting Stents Superior
Higher Risk for Noncommunicable Diseases Seen in Cerebral Palsy
ESC Guidelines Updated for Supraventricular Tachycardia
Benefit, Harm Seen for Ticagrelor Plus Aspirin in Stable CAD With T2DM
Complete Revascularization Best for STEMI With Multivessel CAD
Cerebrovascular Risk Factors May Up Risk for Parkinson Disease
FDA: Risk From Tainted Blood Pressure Drugs Very Low
High-Intensity Training Improves Walking in Stroke Survivors
Cancer Survivors Face Long-Term Cardiovascular Risk
Low Nurse and Support Staffing Tied to Higher Inpatient Mortality
Central Obesity Tied to CAD in Postmenopausal Chest Pain
Decline in Mortality Rates for Cardiometabolic Disease Slowing
LV Hypertrophy Predicts Long-Term Risk for CV Events
Smaller + Larger Infarctions May Escalate Later Cognitive Decline
Artificial Intelligence Can Predict Patient Gender, Age From ECG
CT Scan Screen for Lung Cancer Can ID Smoking-Related Diseases
Psoriasis Independently Linked to Increased Mortality Risk
Aerobic Exercise Programs Benefit Stroke Survivors
In-Store E-Cigarette Marketing Influences Use in Young People
Risk for Cardiovascular Disease Greater for Childhood Cancer Survivors
Poor HIV Control Ups Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Heart Failure
Low-Cost, Fixed-Dose Polypill Reduces Risk for Major CV Events
Prurigo Nodularis Associated With Mental Health Disorders
Type 2 Diabetes Associated With Poorer Outcomes in Heart Failure
Intensifying BP Meds at Hospital Discharge May Harm Elderly
Rx Size Predicts Persistent Opioid Use After Cardiothoracic Surgery
More Physical Activity at Any Intensity May Reduce Mortality
Short-Term Exposure to PM10 and PM2.5 Affects Mortality
Serelaxin Does Not Lower CV Death in Acute Heart Failure
Quitting Smoking Linked to Lower CVD Risk Within Five Years
Taking Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder May Up Other Med Compliance
High, Increasing BP in Midlife Tied to Brain Changes in Late Life
MRI Shows Vaping Has Transient Impact on Vascular Function
Association for Diabetes, Stroke Risk Varies by Age, Race, Sex
Implant Approved to Improve Symptoms in Advanced Heart Failure
BP Outside of Clinic May Better Predict Outcomes in Black Patients
Genetic Liability to Insomnia Linked to Increased Odds of CVDs
AHA: Prescription Omega-3 Fatty Acids Effectively Lower Triglycerides
Transcatheter Heart Valves Approved for Use in Low-Risk Patients
Intensive BP Therapy Not Beneficial in Nursing Home Residents
Recommendations Developed for Management of Lyme Disease
Advertising Can Promote Interest in Health-Related Research
FDA Proposes Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes
Nonpersistence, Low Adherence to BP Meds Common in Under 65s
Antiarrhythmic Drugs May Up Fall Injuries in Older A-Fib Patients
Low Muscle Mass in the Arms, Legs Tied to Mortality in Elderly
CDC: Prescription Drug Use Similar in United States, Canada
Non-Hospital-Based Provider-to-Patient Telehealth Use Growing
BP From Midlife to Late Life Tied to Risk for Subsequent Dementia
CVD Mortality Declines Are Slowing in High-Income Countries
General, Abdominal Adiposity Linked to Mortality in Mexicans
Comorbid CVD May Up Mortality With ADT for Prostate Cancer
One-Third of Physicians Will Take 10+ Years to Pay Off Debt
Flu Vaccine Tied to Better Long-Term Outcomes in Elderly ICU Survivors
Perfusion Assessment Key for Critical Limb Ischemia Diagnosis
Better CV Health in Midlife Tied to Reduced Dementia Risk Later
Persistent Inflammation After Sepsis Linked to Higher Mortality
NSAIDs Contribute to Increased CVD Risk in Osteoarthritis
Strong SSRI May Be Tied to Small Decrease in Ischemic Stroke Risk
Medicare Spending on Essential Medicines Up 116 Percent From 2011 to 2015
At-Home Support Helps Stroke Patients Adjust After Hospitalization
Recommendations Developed for Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Plant-Based Diets May Lower CV Disease, Deaths in Middle-Aged
High-Intensity Lipid Lowering May Aid Very Elderly After ACS
Low Specificity Limits Use of Focused Cardiac Ultrasonography
Lifestyle Counseling Frequency, CV Outcomes Linked in Diabetes
Transdermal Optical Imaging Shows Promise for Measuring BP
Electric Fans Help in Hot, Humid Conditions but Not Hot, Dry Ones
Guidance Issued for Research Use of Cardiac MRI After MI
Risk for Cardiovascular Deaths Increased With Hip, Knee OA
BP, Waist Circumference, Lipids Should Be Measured Regularly
Estrogen Preps Differ in Effects on Heart Fat Deposits
Discontinuing Statins Linked to Cardiac Admissions in Elderly
Brand-Brand Competition Has Not Cut Prices in Pharma Market
AI-Enabled ECG During Normal Sinus Rhythm Identifies A-Fib
Many Hospitals Lack Sufficient Surgery Volumes
Trump Admin Announces Plan to Allow Drug Imports From Canada
Childhood BMI, HDL-C Variability May Up Later-Life Diabetes Risk
Biologic Tx for Psoriasis May Reduce Coronary Inflammation
Burnout Symptoms May Up Racial Bias Among Resident Physicians
With Standard Care, BP Control Still Worse in Low-Income Areas
Preeclampsia History Increases Risk for End-Stage Kidney Disease
Oil, Gas Well Exposure May Up Risk for Congenital Heart Defects
$70 Million Settlement Reached in Generic Drug Delay Case
CIED Complication Rates Vary Considerably Among Hospitals
National Norms Developed for Assessing Medical School Empathy
First Surgery for Ischemic Leg Ulcer May Affect Amputation Risk
Changes in Radial Pulse During Menopause May Reflect CV Risk
Authors Say Lower BP Targets May Cut Recurrent Stroke Risk
Previous Silent MI Often Found at Autopsy in Sudden Cardiac Death
AI Model Can Predict Long-Term Mortality From Chest Radiographs
Half of Deaths After Noncardiac Surgery Due to 3 Complications
Testosterone Replacement Therapy May Increase Cardiovascular Risk
Adherence to Aerobic Activity Guidelines Not Up Since 2008
Mortality Up in Women With Central Obesity, Regardless of BMI
Daily E-Cigarette Use May Increase Prolonged Cigarette Abstinence
No Indication of 'July Effect' in Context of Cardiac Surgery
In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests in the U.S. May Be Underestimated
Former NFL Participation Linked to Increased A-Fib Prevalence
CDC: Mortality Rates Continue to Decrease for Hispanic Adults
Senate Bill Would Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors
Long-Term Diastolic Dysfunction Seen After Early Preeclampsia
One in Five Workers Exposed to Secondhand Smoke on the Job
Initiating Stroke Tx 15 Minutes Earlier Can Improve Outcomes
CV Event Risk Up With Rejected, Abandoned PCSK9i Prescriptions
Smoking Has Long-Term Impact on Peripheral Artery Disease Risk
Almost One in Four Adults ≥40 Takes Aspirin for CVD Prevention
New ACC/AHA Guidelines Detect More Cases of Gestational Hypertension
Financial Incentives Help People Stop Smoking
Excess Risk for Diabetes-Linked Heart Failure Greater in Women
CDC: Prevalence of Smoking Quit Attempts Unchanged in Most States
People Living With HIV Have Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
Systolic, Diastolic HTN Contribute to Adverse CV Events
About One in 20 Patients Exposed to Preventable Harm
Physical Activity Linked to Slower Aβ-Related Cognitive Decline
Early EEG Helps Predict Cardiac Arrest Outcomes in Comatose
Extremely Low LDL Cholesterol May Up Stroke Risk
Subclinical Cardiovascular Dz May Up Fall Risk in Older Adults
Prevalence of Malignancy High in Takotsubo Syndrome Patients
Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants May Be Best for Early-Stage CKD
CVD Risk Up in Later Life for Young Adults With High LDL or Hypertension
Most Adults Favor Cutting Nicotine Levels in Cigarettes
Alirocumab Cuts CV Absolute Risk the Most for Those With Diabetes
Frequent Fried Food Intake Increases Risk for Coronary Artery Disease
Risk for Arterial Hypertension Up With Air Pollutant Exposure
Race, Neighborhood Impact Bystander CPR in Pediatric OHCA
Risk for Leg Amputation Higher With Microvascular Disease
Prolonged TV Viewing Tied to CVD Events, Mortality in Blacks
Erectile Dysfunction Presents Large Global Health Burden
Serious Misdiagnosis-Related Harms Mostly Due to 'Big Three'
Uncontrolled Diabetes, Hypertension Rates High in CKD Patients
Capping Work Hours in Residency Does Not Impact Outcomes Later
Medicare Drug Rebate Plan Withdrawn by Trump Administration
Health Care Professionals Exhibit Gender Bias
PE, Death Not Reduced With Early Vena Cava Filter Placement
Elevated Systolic BP May Up Risk for Valvular Heart Disease
Risk for Cancer Higher in Those With Congenital Heart Disease
CPAP Alleviates Depression Symptoms in Sleep Apnea Patients
EHR System-Generated In-Basket Messages Linked to Burnout
Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads Blocked by Judge
Environment May Be Main Factor in Norway's Obesity Epidemic
In-Hospital Maternal Mortality Down in Pregnancies With Lupus
History of Liver Disease Does Not Impact Efficacy of Edoxaban
Consistent Time of Day Aids Workout Habit
Most Supplements Offer Little Protection Against Heart Disease
Infective Endocarditis Prevalence 26 Percent in Patients With E. faecalis
Regional Fat With Normal BMI Affects CVD Risk After Menopause
Considerable Number of Patients Receive Surprise Hospital Charges
Guidance Issued for Management of Fontan Circulation
Statin Use Associated With Higher Incidence of Diabetes
AI Model Better Predicts CV Risk, Mortality Using Cardiac Imaging
High-Sensitivity Troponin Levels Can Predict MI Risk
Longevity Benefits for Adults Becoming More Physically Active
Leisure-Time Physical Activity Linked to Lower SAH Risk
Low Vitamin D in Early Life May Up Risk of Elevated Systolic BP
Medicare Advantage Patients Have Higher Readmission Rates
Myocardial Perfusion PET Predicts Cardiac Death in Diabetes
Infections Tied to Subsequent Risk for Acute Ischemic Stroke
Three Interventions Could Cut Cardiovascular Deaths
Similar CV Event Rates Seen for Generic, Brand Levothyroxine
First-Trimester BP Category Linked to Hypertensive Disorders
MSSP ACOs May Not Improve Spending, Quality of Care
Educational Attainment Positively Linked to CVD Risk Factors
Prevention Bundle May Cut Cardiac Device Infections
Short-Term Walking Intervention Offers Lasting Health Benefits
Americans Concerned About Clinician Burnout
Older Kidney Donors With HTN at Higher Risk for ESKD Later
Adherence Superior for Alternative Exercise Modalities in PAD
Smoking Confers Greatest Risk for Major Heart Attack for Women
Adrenal Incidentalomas Rarely Grow, Change Hormone Function
Greater Long-Term Decline in Stroke Seen Among Older Adults
Some Heart Failure Patients May Benefit From CRT Defibrillator
Incident A-Fib Linked to Increased Dementia Risk
No Change Seen in Processed Meat Consumption by U.S. Adults
Restricting Blood Transfusions OK in Cardiac Surgery
Meta-Analysis Does Not Link Vitamin D Supplements, Drop in MACE
New England Journal of Medicine Picks New Editor-in-Chief
Chronic Distress After Heart Attack Ups Risk for Death
Risk Factors ID'd for Atrial Fibrillation With Type 1 Diabetes
Long Working Hours Linked to Increased Stroke Risk
Health Care Workers With ARIs Often Work While Symptomatic
Outpatient Office Visits Increased With Access to Patient Portal
CV MRI Noninferior to Invasive Angiography + FFR in Stable CAD
Surgeons' Unprofessional Behavior Tied to Higher Complication Risk
Study Looks at Risk for Bleeding in Percutaneous Tx of PAD
Excess Weight Tied to Increased Risk for High BP in Young Children
Prophylactic IVC Filters Worsen Outcomes for Bariatric Surgery
Statins May Be Beneficial After Radiation to Thorax, Head, Neck
Midlife Cardiorespiratory Fitness Linked to Risk for COPD
Cardiovascular AEs Common With Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma
USPSTF Addresses Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Rheumatoid Arthritis Remission Cuts Risk for CV Complications
High Temperature Records Will be 'Smashed' in Coming Century
Coronary Artery Calcium Levels in Middle Age Tied to LV Function
Patterns of Inpatient Opioid Use Linked to Long-Term Use
Cognitive Decline Faster After Incident Coronary Heart Disease Event
Drug Makers Challenge New Rule Requiring Drug Prices in TV Ads
Feelings of Powerlessness Tied to Delays in Seeking Care for Acute MI
Review Suggests More Sleep May Lower Cardiometabolic Risk
PPI Use for Up to Three Years Safe During Anticoagulant Tx
Nilvadipine Increases Cerebral Blood Flow in the Hippocampus
More Aggressive Statin Tx Needed After Heart Attack in Young Patients
Cardiac Radiation Dose in NSCLC Predicts Mortality, Cardiac AEs
Undetected Dysglycemia Linked to MI, Periodontal Disease
ICU Care for STEMI Associated With Improved Mortality Rates
CDC: Prevalence of Meeting Exercise Guidelines Recently Increased
Obesity During Teen Years Tied to Stiffening of Arteries
Increases in Red Meat Intake Linked to Increased Mortality
Most Providers Unaware of Online Feedback About Themselves
Hot Water Therapy Aids Patients With Peripheral Arterial Disease
PDE5i Use Linked to Post-LVAD Right Heart Failure Events
Vitamin K Can Up Anticoagulation Stability in Patients on Warfarin
Mortality No Different With TAVR for Bicuspid, Tricuspid Stenosis
ADA: Dulaglutide Tied to Decline in Cardiovascular Events in T2DM
Higher Levels of Exercise in Childhood Improve Heart Health
Inadequate Fruit, Veggies Explain Many Cardiovascular Deaths
Polygenic Risk Score Reliably Predicts Coronary Artery Disease
Untreated White Coat HTN May Increase Cardiovascular Risk
Antibiotic Prophylaxis Before Dental Work Often Unnecessary
Individualized Care Plans Advised for T2DM With Heart Failure
Rapid Cycling Work Roster Improves Resident Sleep Practices
Cardiovascular Health Poorer in Army Personnel Than Civilians
Overdose-Death Donor Hearts Suitable for Transplant
Midlife Type 2 Diabetes May Up Later Risk for Cerebral Infarction
Survey Indicates Physician Misconduct Is Underreported
No Evidence of Legacy Effect Seen for Intensive Glucose Lowering
Increase in CV Mortality Smaller With Medicaid Expansion
Lowering Cholesterol Levels May Worsen Nerve Damage in T2DM
Burden of New-Onset A-Fib Considerable After TAVI, AVR
Carotid Atherosclerosis Predicts CV Events in Psoriatic Disease
β-Blockers May Moderate Impact of Stress on Atrial Fibrillation
ACP Issues Position on Response to Physician Impairment
Guidelines Issued for Addressing Heart Disease Risk in HIV
Providers, Peers Influence Aspirin Use Among African-Americans
Nonfasting Lipid Levels Adequate for Assessing Cardiovascular Risk
Higher LDL-C Levels Linked to Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease
Lupus Manifestations Appear to Differ by Race, Ethnicity
Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Shortage Looming
High Costs Associated With Physician Burnout in U.S.
Syncope in Pregnancy May Up Risk for Adverse Outcomes
More Steps Tied to Lower Death Risk in Older Women
Ultra-Processed Food Intake Linked to Increased CVD Risk
Long-Term Survival Similar for Endovascular, Open AAA Repair
Reading Visit Notes May Improve Medication Management
Hip Fracture Linked to Increased Risk for Death in T2DM Patients
Global Burden of Serious Health-Related Suffering to Double by 2060
Energy Drinks Prolong QTc Interval, Elevate Blood Pressure
Meds for Weight Management Underutilized Among Veterans
Higher BMI in Male Teens Tied to Cardiomyopathy in Adulthood
Antiplatelets Do Not Up Recurrence in Intracerebral Hemorrhage
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