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Six in 10 Heart Failure Patients Readmitted Within One Year

Comorbidities, including kidney dysfunction, lung disease, and psychiatric illness, tied to higher readmission

Egg, Cholesterol Intake Linked to Higher Mortality

Increased mortality associated with egg consumption largely influenced by cholesterol intake

COVID-19 Death Rates 10 Times Higher in Countries Where Most Are Overweight

Higher BMI also associated with increased risk for hospitalization, ICU admission, need for mechanical ventilation

Dysnatremia Tied to Poorer Prognosis in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Hypernatremia linked to increased mortality, while hyponatremia at admission linked to increased odds of needing ventilatory support

Good Response Seen With HealthCare.gov Reopening

CMS figures show more than 206,000 people signed up for coverage from Feb. 15 to 28

​IL-6 Receptor Antagonists Benefit Critically Ill With COVID-19​

Improved outcomes, including more organ support-free days, reduced mortality, seen with tocilizumab, sarilumab

Preliminary Data in Israel Show COVID-19 Vaccines Effectively Prevent Severe Disease

National study shows reduction in ratio of COVID-19 patients requiring mechanical ventilation aged 70 years and older to those younger than 50 years

High Dose of Vitamin D Does Not Cut COVID-19 Hospital Stay

No significant differences seen for other outcomes among patients hospitalized with moderate-to-severe disease

Mortality Lowest With Five Servings of Fruit, Vegetables/Day

Lowest mortality seen with two servings of fruit and three servings of vegetables; no additional risk reduction seen with higher intake

COVID-19 Outcomes No Worse for People With Asthma

Patients with asthma may have a lower risk for becoming infected