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Evening eating may worsen heart health in women

November 15, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Women who consumed a higher proportion of their daily calories after 6 p.m. had poorer overall CV health and higher BP, BMI and…

NKF poll: Almost half of Americans unaware of link between diabetes and increased kidney failure risk

November 14, 2019
Results from an online survey indicated many Americans are not aware of the association between kidney disease and diabetes. The survey, conducted by…

Could warning labels reduce soda consumption? Read the week’s top stories in endocrinology

November 13, 2019
A study presented at ObesityWeek showed that people were more likely to consider the negative health effects of drinking soda if the beverages came…
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Studies underscore extent of health threats from childhood food insecurity

November 12, 2019
Findings from two studies published recently in Pediatrics emphasized the negative impact that food insecurity has on child health and the role that…
In the JournalsPerspective

Lipid levels decreased since publication of 2013 cholesterol guidelines

November 11, 2019
Lipid and lipoprotein levels have declined since the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines were…
In the Journals

Neighborhood walkability correlates to CVD risk, smoking prevalence

November 8, 2019
Individuals living in less walkable urban areas have a higher 10-year risk for CVD than those living in highly walkable settings, according to…

Death from preventable causes more common in rural vs. urban US

November 7, 2019
The CDC said it has identified a “persistent and striking gap” in the percentage of rural and urban Americans who die from the top five…
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Meal size advice helps parents choose healthier options for children at restaurants

November 7, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Parents may be more likely to order meals with healthier calorie counts for their children while dining at restaurants if they are…
In the Journals

E-cigarette use high among US children, teens

November 6, 2019
New data published in JAMA from a nationally representative sample show that self-reported electronic cigarette use was high among high school and…
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World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress brings attention to growing threat of resistance

November 6, 2019
The fifth annual World Anti-Microbial Resistance Congress — to be held in Washington, D.C., from Nov. 7 to 8 — will address antibiotic…
In the Journals

Deep sleep may reduce anxiety

November 5, 2019
Sleep deprivation for one night can result in a 30% rise in anxiety levels, which can be mitigated by deep sleep, according to results published in…

10 important updates for Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 4, 2019
Lung Cancer Awareness Month — observed every November — is intended to educate the public about the potential causes and risk factors of…
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Church-based challenge to promote wellness for black women

November 4, 2019
Beginning Jan. 5, the American Heart Association, with the help of sponsor Weight Watchers Reimagined, will launch the 12-week EmPOWERED & Well…
In the Journals

HF deaths increased by 38% from 2011 to 2017

October 30, 2019
Despite a slow decline in the rate of heart disease mortality in the general population, substantial increases in the growth rate of patients older…
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Money from opioid lawsuit settlements ‘will never be enough’ to manage crisis

October 30, 2019
Recently, two Ohio counties settled with opioid distributors AmerisourceBergen, Cardinal Health and McKesson for $215 million in cash just hours…
In the Journals

Experimental TB vaccine could have ‘vast’ impact

October 29, 2019
An experimental vaccine against Mycobacterium tuberculosis was nearly 50% effective in protecting infected adults from progression to pulmonary…
In the Journals

CBT no more cost-effective than antidepressants for depression

October 29, 2019
Cognitive behavioral therapy and antidepressants have comparable efficacy and are both viable options for the initial treatment of major depressive…
In the JournalsPerspective

Racial disparities in emergent HF care, outcomes identified

October 29, 2019
Black and Hispanic patients admitted with HF are less likely to be treated in cardiac units than white patients and have a higher rate for…
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Parents need to know more about teen vaping — PCPs can help

October 28, 2019
Juul might be one of the greatest marketing successes of the early 21st century, data suggest. “In the short 3-year period [of] 2015 to 2017…

Associations urge flu vaccinations to prevent diabetes, CV complications

October 26, 2019
The American Diabetes Association, the American Lung Association and the American Heart Association are working together to urge adults living with…
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