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This tool is meant to facilitate a conversation between the health care provider and the patient about the patient's risk of heart attack and stroke and how best to reduce those risks, said John G...While we hope the app will make the risk assessment
Like 78 million other Americans, MaryJane Harrison is obese. And like many critically overweight Americans, Harrison cannot afford to have weight loss surgery because her health insurance doesn't cover it. The financial burden makes it nearly
Becker's Hospital Review list of 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs. Hospitals were selected based on quality care, clinical accolades and research contributions to the field of cardiovascular care...Eight California hospitals made the list, two
I read this piece after recently completing the MOC process in both cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology for the third time. After devoting hundreds of hours preparing for an impersonal timed computer test yet again, I couldn't help but wonder
The dust-up over the new cardiovascular disease prevention guidelines already named Calculator-gate prompted the American Health Association and American College of Cardiology to stage a public defense at a hastily assembled press briefing here...The
Some of the nation's most influential cardiologists are challenging new recommendations that would greatly expand the number of Americans taking a statin medication to reduce their chances of a heart attack or stroke. The guidelines issued last week
There are 78 million people in the United States with high blood pressure, and half of them don't have it under control. Hypertension remains a difficult problem to solve, despite decades of persuading and prodding from doctors and health authorities.
Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Description The reality of existing insurance coverage precludes effective implementation of four newly released cardiovascular guidelines from the American Heart Association and American
Contact Information Available for logged-in reporters only Description The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has selected internationally recognized cardiologist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief at The
Cardiovascular Health for Women Throughout the Lifespan , an educational webinar, on Wednesday, August 14th from 1:00 p.m...This complimentary webinaroffers a comprehensive view of women's cardiovascular health as they age.