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Study Highlights: The amount of psoriasis a person has on their skin may be related to the amount of inflammation in their blood vessels. Increased blood vessel inflammation may contribute to increased risk of heart attack and stroke.
New Survey - Many Physicians Feel Uninformed About Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches for Cryptogenic Stroke
Embargoed until 8 a.m. ET on Thursday, October 8, 2015 Washington, DC, October 8, 2015 -- Results from a new survey from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association found that only half of healthcare professionals consider themselves...
Study Highlight: A review of 12 large studies found when exercise and physical activity was doubled or quadrupled heart failure risk was reduced by about 20 to 35 percent, respectively.
In Historic Step for Public Health, Trans-Pacific Partnership Protects Health Measures from Tobacco Industry Attack
WASHINGTON, DC – In a truly historic step for public health, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement announced today by the United States and 11 other countries includes a provision that protects the right of participating nations to adopt...
Health Groups Back Efforts to Protect Tobacco Control Measures Under Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the United States and 11 other countries conclude negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, we welcome reports that a proposal offered this week would protect the rights of participating nations to adopt public health measures to reduce tobacco use and prevent tobacco companies from using the TPP to launch legal attacks on such measures.