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.
An asthma exacerbation resulting in hospitalization greatly increases the risk for acute myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke in adults with poorly controlled asthma.
The Endocrine Society published a clinical practice guideline cosponsored by the American Diabetes Association and the European Society of Endocrinology regarding the primary prevention of ASCVD and T2D.
People with HIV and cardiovascular disease have higher levels of the interleukin-1 receptor antagonist and soluble regulator sIL-1R1 up to 10 years before the first myocardial infarction.
Cancer death rates decreased from 1999 to 2017; heart disease deaths dropped to 2011 and then increased.
Older adults have an increased risk for dementia after concussion, which is modestly reduced among patients using a statin.