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SCOTUS hears arguments over tax credits for subsidies under ACA

March 4, 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court today began hearing oral arguments in King vs. Burwell, a case that will determine whether the Internal Revenue Service may extend tax-credit subsidies for health insurance purchased through federal exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act.

The ACA was passed by Congress and signed into law in 2010. In 2012, the Supreme Court upheld a provision of the ACA requiring everyone to purchase health insurance or pay a fee or penalty.

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Nut consumption may reduce risk for mortality

March 4, 2015
High consumption of nuts was associated with significantly decreased risk for all-cause and CV mortality, regardless of sex or ethnicity, according to a new report in…
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Peripheral vascular intervention use stabilized in recent years

March 4, 2015
The rate of growth in use of peripheral vascular interventions appears to have stabilized from 2006 to 2011, but a new report suggests the clinical setting where these…
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New algorithm gauges mortality risk based on treadmill performance

March 4, 2015
Researchers have developed the FIT Treadmill Score, which can translate basic treadmill performance measures into a fitness-related mortality risk score.A retrospective…
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Self-monitoring of BP fails to improve BP control in urban population

March 4, 2015
In a predominantly minority, urban population, self-monitoring of BP was not shown to yield improvements in BP control over the usual care, according to recent findings…
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Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Confronting the Complex Issues in Etiology and Treatment

Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Confronting the Complex Issues in Etiology and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

Hypertriglyceridemia is a highly prevalent, yet modifiable, risk factor for atherosclerotic disease, pancreatitis, and…
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VIDEO: Intra-arterial thrombectomy trial results indicate 'formula for success'

February 25, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Aneesh B. Singhal, MD, vice chair of quality and safety at Massachusetts General Hospital…
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Debating the Differences and Nuances of Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI: Not a One-Size-Fits-All?

Debating the Differences and Nuances of Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI: Not a One-Size-Fits-All?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

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