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New FDA request on cigars creates confusion about tobacco regulation, says American Heart Association
American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following statement today on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) request for information on premium cigars.
Study Highlights: For teens with severe obesity, the predicted 30-year risk of having a heart disease event, such as a heart attack or stroke, could be cut in half one year after bariatric surgery, according to a modeling study.
Study Highlights: Long-term antibiotic use in late adulthood is associated with increased risk of death from heart disease and other causes. The association between long-term antibiotic use and death is especially noticeable when looking at...
Study Highlights: People with symptoms of depression have a higher risk for a heart rhythm disorder known as atrial fibrillation, which increases the risk for stroke. Clinicians should be aware that depression may increase atrial fibrillation...
Marcus Foundation $15 million gift will create Marcus Stroke Network, an innovative partnership among leading health groups
ATLANTA, March 22, 2018 — The Marcus Foundation has donated $15 million to establish the Marcus Stroke Network, a coordinated and collaborative effort among Grady Health System, Emory University School of Medicine, Boca Raton Regional Hospital and the...