AHA EPI/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions

The latest news from the AHA EPI/Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Scientific Sessions, with physician perspective, researcher insights and more.

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Pregnancy history can inform a woman's future risk of heart disease

October 15, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Physicians can help reduce a woman's risk of cardiovascular disease by taking into account her pregnancy history, according to an…
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Coach your patients to be 'lifestyle change black belts'

October 15, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Develop a partnership with the patient as a coach and figure out what is the patient’s motivation for healthy lifestyle…
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Expert reports success in improving depression, resilience with wellness intervention

October 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Both patients and physicians can benefit from a validated wellness intervention, Saundra Jain, MD, PsyD, LPC, from the University…
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8 strategies to increase wellness, cope with physician burnout

October 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Physicians can reclaim the joy in their practice and apply strategies to mitigate their risk of burnout, according to an expert…
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Motivate your patients to move 150 minutes a week, seek good sleep hygiene

October 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS — The message was clear from two experts: primary care physicians should increase their role in the reduction of cardiometabolic risk…
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Physician burnout is a risk to the physician and the patient

October 14, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Despite the “great recipe” for success, and the personal and professional fulfillment that a physician may have
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2016 Cardiometabolic Risk Summit to feature comorbidity education, wellness workshops

August 15, 2016
The North American Center for Continuing Medical Education has announced the schedule for its 5th Annual Cardiometabolic Risk Summit. As detailed in…
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Moderate drinking offers some CV benefits, but heavy drinking increases CV harm

March 8, 2016
All alcohol drinkers have an immediate higher risk for MI or stroke, but if they are moderate drinkers, that risk lessens after 24 hours, when the…
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Latin dancing linked with CV benefits for older adults

March 7, 2016
A 4-month Latin dance program helped older Latino adults walk faster and improved their overall physical fitness, researchers reported at the…
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Yogurt may reduce hypertension risk in women

March 4, 2016
Women who eat yogurt regularly, especially as part of an otherwise healthy diet, are at reduced risk for developing hypertension in middle age…