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Study Highlights Women under the age of 55 are significantly less likely to be taking optimal medication one year after a heart attack. Among all heart attack survivors, most either discontinued treatment or did not refill their prescriptions as they...
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...