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Prevalence of Coronary Heart Disease Largely Unchanged From 2011 to 2018

However, some small but significant increases and decreases seen in specific geographic areas

Breast Cancer Survivors Face Higher Risk for Hypertension, Diabetes

Risk for hypertension even higher for those receiving left-sided radiation therapy, endocrine therapy

Significant Health Benefits Seen With Meeting ATS Air Quality Standard

Compared with meeting EPA standards alone, this would prevent 11,850 more deaths, 25,400 more morbidities

Cardiac Outcomes Good for Children With COVID-19-Related MIS-C

All deformation parameters on echocardiogram recovered within first week, including LV global longitudinal strain, peak left atrial strain

AAN Position Statement Addresses Consent Issues in Acute Stroke

Inability to fulfill elements of decisional capacity coupled with need for rapid treatment decisions complicates consent

Specialist-Led Model of Care Can Improve CVD Prevention in Psoriasis

Dermatologists and patients with psoriatic disease approve of a specialist-led model of care

Disparities Seen in Air Pollution Exposure Across the U.S.

Exposure to air pollution greater for certain racial/ethnic groups, low-income groups

Preschool Intervention Can Achieve Sustained Lifestyle Changes

Achieving sustained changes requires multidisciplinary teams, multidimensional educational programs, multilevel interventions

Long-Term Medication Usage After Bariatric Surgeries Compared

Patterns of medication use for obesity-related comorbidities slightly more favorable following gastric bypass versus sleeve gastrectomy

Comprehensive Approach Advised for Managing CV Risk in T2DM

In addition to managing all cardiovascular risk factors, providers must consider social determinants of health