African Americans have a higher burden of sudden cardiac death than whites, especially among women.
Many people in the United States don't know that heart disease is the leading cause of death.
The American Heart Association and others are urging the court to reconsider changes to short-term limited-duration insurance plans.
Updated cholesterol guidelines offer more personalized cardiovascular disease risk assessment.
The American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, and the Heart Rhythm Society have released a guideline on the evaluation and management of patients with bradycardia and cardiac conduction delay.
Statin use does not increase the risk of non-CVD outcomes or adverse effects in those using statins to reduce cardiac morbidity or mortality.
Each year when Team Heart touches down in Kigali, Rwanda, they become one of the only medical groups in the country to offer heart surgery.
Therapeutic lifestyle changes administered in a community setting can be effective in reducing blood pressure among black people with hypertension.
Discord among international, organizational blood pressure guidelines have led to confusion between physicians and patients alike.
The KardiaBand allows patients to collect an electrocardiogram (ECG) reading using their Apple Watch.
The vulnerability is associated with using an internet connection to update software between the Medtronic CareLink and CareLink Encore Programmers (models 2090 and 29901) and the Medtronic Software Distribution Network (SDN).
Apple's newest Series 4 Watch now comes complete with new health features that American Heart Association President Ivor Benjamin, MD, has called "game changing."
Older patients, women, and racial and ethnic minorities are underrepresented in the majority of heart failure (HF) clinical trials.
For commonly prescribed cardiovascular drugs, there is no evidence that drug prices are influenced by their value.
The use of aspirin in healthy elderly patients as a preventative strategy was associated with no prolongation of long-term disability-free survival compared with placebo.
The irregular rhythm notification feature analyzes pulse rate data to identify episodes of irregular heart rhythms.
Choosing an appropriate treatment strategy is a difficult endeavor when no existing prediction criteria are available and postnatal outcomes are unclear.
After a Department of Justice investigation, the rate of noncompliant implantable cardioverter-defibrillator use significantly decreased in the hospital setting.
Use of electronic health record tools in isolation improves medication reconciliation but does not improve systolic blood pressure among patients with hypertension.
A recent study examined trends in career preference for and perception of cardiology among internal medicine trainees.
Although the Affordable Care Act reduced the percentage of uninsured Americans from 20.3% to 12.6%, differences in quality of care still persist.
How many second chances should a drug user get? As many as it takes for us — physicians, society, government, and the healthcare system — to get it right.
Smartwatch technology can be used to passively detect atrial fibrillation, although slight loss of sensitivity has been noted.
The device is approved for newborns or infants with diseased, damaged, or malfunctioning mitral or aortic heart valves.
Researchers observed a significant association between respiratory infections and acute myocardial infarction.
Prior authorization requirements are greater for PCSK9 inhibitors compared with other cardiometabolic drugs.
Current evidence is insufficient to assess the use of nontraditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease risk assessment.
High levels of worry about deportation in Mexican-origin women was associated with risk for higher body mass index, obesity, and blood pressure.
The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation has provided their consensus on various aspects of CPR.
Improvements for patients with myocardial infarction varied across hospitals and were associated with the diffusion of cost-effective care.
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