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AHA: Heart disease remains leading cause of death worldwide; trends discouraging

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Healio - Heart disease remains the leading cause of death globally, according to the annual heart disease and strokes statistics update from the American Heart Association.In...

Cholesterol testing rates decline amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Healio - Cholesterol testing dropped during the COVID-19 pandemic, raising concerns about providing patients with proper preventive care, according to a study published in the American...

Statins may reduce CV events in older patients with stroke

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Healio - Older patients with ischemic stroke who took statins for 2 years after discharge experienced fewer CV events after hospital discharge compared with those who...

Statins may reduce CV events in older patients with stroke

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Healio - Older patients with ischemic stroke who took statins for 2 years after discharge experienced fewer CV events after hospital discharge compared with those who...

AHA, ADA award community grants to improve CVD risk in type 2 diabetes

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Healio - The American Heart Association, in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association, accounted they awarded 10 community grants of up to $900,000 to help patients...

Lifetime discrimination tied to higher hypertension risk among Black adults

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Healio - Lifetime discrimination was associated with elevated risk for incident hypertension in Black adults, according to findings published in the Journal of the American Heart...