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Late‐Onset Asthma & Cardiovascular Disease Risks | Feature

Asthma is a heterogeneous syndrome in which presentations can vary significantly between patients. Although it is not usually recognized as such, there are different clinical subtypes of

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Readmission Common After Hospitalization for Heart Failure | Feature

Cardiac causes are most common etiology of readmissions, accounting for nearly half of them

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CME/CE: AAA Repair – Comparing Techniques & Mortality | Feature

A preliminary report has found that outcomes for both open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair appear to depend on hospital-level factors. The safety of these AAA repair techniques may depend on appropriate patient selection and adequate access to multidisciplinary care.

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Cardiovascular Disease Costs Will Exceed $1 Trillion by 2035 | News Brief

Nearly half of Americans will develop pre-existing cardiovascular disease conditions, analysis by RTI International shows. A new study projects that by 2035, cardiovascular disease, the most costly

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AAA Repair: Comparing Techniques & Mortality | Feature

A preliminary report has found that outcomes for both open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair appear to depend on hospital-level factors. The safety of these AAA repair techniques may depend on appropriate patient selection and adequate access to multidisciplinary care.

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Study: Exercise is Not the Key to Weight Control | News Brief

Researchers who studied young adults from the United States and four other countries found that neither physical activity nor sedentary time were associated with weight gain. An

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CME/CE: Conference Highlights – CHEST 2016 | News Brief

New research was presented at CHEST 2016, the annual international scientific assembly of the American College of Chest Physicians, from October 22 to 26, 2016 in Los

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New App Helps Bring Patients Back to Life After Heart Stops | News Brief

A newly released app called the Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Mobile Application has helped save the lives of numerous patients whose hearts had stopped in a condition known

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Noninvasive Technique Gives New Insight into Different Forms of Heart Failure | News Brief

A new study provides a new tool for fighting heart disease. Using a novel noninvasive technique, a team of researchers led by a professor at the University

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Gender Disparities in Acute Pulmonary Embolism | Feature

Previous studies have suggested that the incidence of acute PE is higher in women than men among those aged 55 and younger, but research is still lacking

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Depression Among Resident Physicians | Feature

According to previous research, resident physicians experience higher rates of depression than the general public. Beyond the effects of depression on the individual, resident depression has also

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patients-doctors-physicians-exam-clipboard

Physician-Hospital Integration is More Complex than Expected | News Brief

Current research has focused on the overall trend of tighter integration, but it has not examined the more granular level of how hospitals transition between integration forms

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Aspirin, Anticoagulants, & Atrial Fibrillation | News Brief

Previous research shows that aspirin is not as beneficial as oral anticoagulant agents for reducing thromboembolism risk. Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia worldwide

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Heart Failure on the Rise; Cardiovascular Diseases Remain Leading Killer | News Brief

Heart disease and stroke are still the leading two killers in the world; in the U.S. The number of adults living with heart failure increased from about

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Burnout & Satisfaction: Examining Trends | Feature

Burnout has been defined as a syndrome of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and feelings of ineffectiveness. “Burnout has profound implications for physicians, patients, and their families,” says Colin

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Obesity & Orthopedic Trauma | Feature

Studies have shown that the prevalence of obesity in the United States has increased substantially over the past 2 decades. Obesity is associated with many other disease

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Hypertension-Trends-Feature

17 Million U.S. Adults May Have Tough-to-Spot High Blood Pressure | News Brief

‘Masked’ hypertension doesn’t show up in a doctor’s office, so home monitoring is needed, researchers say. A new study suggests that 17 million American adults may have

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An Effective Emergency PCI Protocol | Feature

According to recent estimates, about 250,000 people in the United States suffer a ST segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), which is the most severe type of heart

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Report Highlights National Trends in Heart Disease Treatments | News Brief

Data show registries are advancing effectiveness and safety of patient care. Over 93 percent of heart attack patients are receiving stents within the guideline-recommended threshold of 90

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Personalized Treatment for Those in Blood Pressure ‘Gray Zone’ | News Brief

Using heart CT scans can help personalize treatment in patients whose blood pressure is just above normal or mild high blood pressure. The scans detect levels of

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