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CDC: Heart Attack Awareness Improved Since 2008

CDC: Heart Attack Awareness Improved Since 2008

However, only about 50% of adults knew all 5 common heart attack symptoms in 2017.

Aspirin for Cardiovascular Primary Prevention Tied to Major Bleeding

Aspirin may be linked to an increased risk of major bleeding and decreased risk of cardiovascular events in individuals without cardiovascular disease.

Statin Therapy Reduces Risk for Major Vascular Events Irrespective of Age

Investigators sought to determine the benefit of statin therapy, particularly as patients age.

Opinion

Vitamin D and improved sleep in African-Americans

Maintaining healthy vitamin D levels may benefit sleep and cardiovascular health in African-American patients.

Is cheese the secret to heart health?

Cheese consumption may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

Tips to help patients manage their health during the holidays

These tips can help patients manage conditions such as hypertension and diabetes during the holidays.

Clinical Features

Societies Release Updated Guidelines for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation

Societies Release Updated Guidelines for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation

In order to revise the guidelines, the Task Force reviewed clinical trials presented at the annual scientific meetings of the ACC, AHA, HRS, and European Society of Cardiology in addition to other peer-reviewed, published data.

Risk Factors for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the South Asian Population

Risk Factors for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in the South Asian Population

South Asians exhibit the highest rates of ASCVD among all ethnic groups, and the highest prevalence is in younger age groups; up to 25% of myocardial infarctions in India occur in individuals younger than 40 years of age.

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