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Roughly 2 Million Americans Buy Prescriptions From Outside the Country

Patient education, stringent quality control measures necessary to ensure safe purchases

Mortality Risk Down With Meeting Recommended Exercise Levels

Larger survival benefits seen for those who engaged in both muscle strengthening, aerobic activity

Thousands of Heat-Related Deaths Occur Each Year in the U.S.

Deaths attributable to heat varies geographically, and include deaths due to moderate heat

Multiple Healthy Eating Patterns May Be Able to Lower CVD Risk

Findings seen for four different healthy eating patterns with 30+ years of follow-up

Spectrum of Imaging Findings Described in COVID-19 MIS-C

Imaging findings include basal consolidation with collapse and pleural effusions on chest CT

June 2020 Briefing – Cardiology

Here are what the editors at HealthDay consider to be the most important developments in Cardiology for June 2020. This roundup includes the latest...

Heart Rhythm Disorders Seen in Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients

ICU admission tied to incident atrial fibrillation, nonsustained ventricular tachycardias

Comparative Effectiveness of Treatments Explored in T2DM

Greatest drop in HbA1c for insulin, specific glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist added to metformin

Preterm Delivery May Up Maternal Risk for Ischemic Heart Disease

Association decreased over time but remained significantly elevated through 40+ years of follow-up

Updated Guidance Provided for Safe Solid Organ Transplantation

Universal donor nucleic acid testing for HIV, HBV, HCV and post-transplant monitoring recommended