Melissa Foster

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Smartphone App May Improve Cardiovascular Health Studies

Smartphone App May Improve Cardiovascular Health Studies

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MyHeart Counts, an app created by Apple, served as administration for a cardiovascular health study.

Elevated Obesity Risk in Children Born Via C-Section

Elevated Obesity Risk in Children Born Via C-Section

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A link between birth mode and childhood obesity showed increased odds of obesity in those born via c-section.

Heart Failure Risk Decreased With Bariatric Surgery

Heart Failure Risk Decreased With Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric surgery was associated with a significant reduction in risk of heart failure among obese patients.

Sugary Drink Sales Drop After Multifaceted Campaign

Sugary Drink Sales Drop After Multifaceted Campaign

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A multifaceted campaign that included policy change and community outreach led to a decrease in sales of sugary drinks.

Prediabetes Risk Assessment Tool May Be Problematic

Prediabetes Risk Assessment Tool May Be Problematic

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According to this risk assessment tool, the majority of US adults are considered high risk for prediabetes, though confirmation is required through medical visit and blood glucose test.

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