Today's Health News

Cancer Tied to Higher Risk for Deadly Stroke

Cancers of the breast, prostate, or colorectum most commonly associated with fatal strokes

Reductions in Air Pollution Yield Substantial Health Gains

Health benefits occur rapidly, with benefit of smoking ban in Ireland starting at one week

Pharmacist-Led Interventions Cut Cardiovascular Risk Factors

Interventions associated with drops in blood pressure, cholesterol, HbA1c

Racial Differences Seen With Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Outcome differences may be associated with inequities in clinical care, authors suggest

Early-Onset CVD Rate Up for Children of Moms With Diabetes

Rates of early-onset CVD higher for offspring of mothers with history of CVD, diabetes complications

Adults Not Living in Metro Areas Have Reduced Access to Care

In unadjusted analyses, adults not living in MSA more likely to have financial burden linked to care

Non-HDL Cholesterol Levels Linked to Long-Term ASCVD Risk

Fifty percent reduction in non-HDLC concentration linked to reduced risk for CVD event by age 75 years

Services Affected by Rural Hospitals Joining Health Systems

Reductions seen in imaging, on-site obstetric services, on-site primary care

Physician Depressive Symptoms Tied to Higher Risk for Medical Errors

Bidirectional association seen between depressive symptoms and medical errors

Deportation Worry May Raise Risk for Hypertension in Women

Reporting 'a lot' or 'moderate' versus 'not too much' deportation worry tied to higher risk for hypertension