Many Americans are misinformed about the risk for heart disease, particularly in women, and are confused about modifiable risk factors.
The ACIP has released an updated version of the child and adolescent immunization schedule for ages 18 years and younger in the United States.
The FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to apabetalone in combination with standard of care therapy for the secondary prevention of MACE in patients with T2Dm and recent ACS.
Lower use of low-dose aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in blacks vs whites may partly account for racial discrepancies in the incidence of ischemic cardiac death.
For those looking for a quick fix, the HMR Program was ranked number one for fast weight loss.
Significant decreases in obesity were seen for children aged 2 to 4 years enrolled in WIC state and territory agencies.
About one in three individuals with ASCVD did not receive an influenza vaccination in the past year.
A drop in household income over six years is associated with a higher risk for subsequent incident CVD during the next 17 years.
Cardiac implantable electronic device-related infective endocarditis is diagnosed in a third of patients with implantable device related infections.
Americans should not use electronic cigarettes while health officials investigate cases of severe lung illness that may be linked to the devices.