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Low Levels of Vitamin D May Raise Early Death Risk

Low Levels of Vitamin D May Raise Early Death Risk

But having gene variants linked to vitamin levels doesn't affect cardiovascular-related mortality.

AHA: Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for HTN, Arrhythmias

AHA: Deaths From Heart Disease Down, Up for HTN, Arrhythmias

Obesity and aging population may be contributing factors, researcher says.

AHA: Long-Term Use of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Appears Safe

AHA: Long-Term Use of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Appears Safe

Meta-analysis of patients on aspirin and another antiplatelet for different durations.

AHA: Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study

AHA: Daily Aspirin Fails to Help Older Hearts in Japanese Study

But study's findings unlikely to change U.S. guidelines, expert notes.

AHA: Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix

AHA: Young Children, Energy Drinks a Dangerous Mix

More than 40 percent of emergency calls to U.S. poison control centers involve children under 6.

AHA: Could A-Fib 'Overtreatment' Up Dementia Risk?

AHA: Could A-Fib 'Overtreatment' Up Dementia Risk?

Researchers found patients who showed signs of overtreatment were twice as vulnerable.

AHA: CPR Phone Guidance Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival

AHA: CPR Phone Guidance Boosts Cardiac Arrest Survival

Researchers find 911 dispatchers can talk bystanders through the process -- and save lives.

AHA: STEMI Mortality Up When Event Occurs in Hospital

AHA: STEMI Mortality Up When Event Occurs in Hospital

Percentage of STEMI deaths among inpatients three times higher than among outpatients.

Low Medication Persistence for Older STEMI Patients

Low Medication Persistence for Older STEMI Patients

Persistence rates similar after discharge from academic versus nonacademic hospitals.

Triple Aim Should Be Expanded to Address Physician Burnout

Triple Aim Should Be Expanded to Address Physician Burnout

Provider burnout linked to lower patient satisfaction, reduced health outcomes; may increase costs.

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