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Eating five or more weekly servings of nuts also appears to lower the risk of premature death from heart disease or any other cause by about one-third for people with type 2 diabetes.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 8:15 pm
Despite what should have been a very restrictive distribution system, as many as half of the patients receiving a specific form of fentanyl did not meet the requirements to get it, researchers said
Posted: February 19, 2019, 8:15 pm
By 2014, women younger than 55 accounted for 31 percent of hospitalizations for heart attack -- up from 21 percent in the late 1990s.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 8:15 pm
Cases have been reported in 41 states and the District of Columbia, and 107 people have been hospitalized. One death was previously reported in California.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 7:40 pm
Health care providers are recognizing and trying to meet the need for more inclusive and LGBTQ-friendly health care.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 7:14 pm
Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 6:15 pm
There is no evidence the disease can spread to people, the CDC said, but hunters should be careful around potentially infected animals.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 4:50 pm
While obesity is linked to a range of health conditions, excess fat around the middle seems to be a particular risk factor for certain diseases -- like type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 6:15 pm
"Just because we detect HPV DNA in the hand doesn't necessarily mean the viral particles are viable or that there is enough to cause an infection," the study's lead author says.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 9:30 pm
As he began to get various vaccinations, media reports about him multiplied, and so did the requests for information and guidance, questions and comments.
Posted: February 15, 2019, 7:52 pm

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Study Highlights: People with type 2 diabetes who ate five servings of nuts per week enjoyed a 17 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease. Even a small amount of nuts made a difference, with a 3 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease and 6 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease death for each additional weekly serving. Tree nuts appeared to offer more heart-healthy protection than peanuts.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 7:00 pm
Puntos destacados del estudio: Las personas con diabetes de tipo 2 que consumían cinco raciones de frutos secos a la semana presentaban un riesgo un 17% menor de sufrir una enfermedad cardiovascular. Incluso una pequeña cantidad de frutos secos marcaba la diferencia: un riesgo un 3% menor de sufrir una enfermedad cardiovascular y un riesgo un 6% inferior de muerte por enfermedad cardiovascular. Aparentemente, los frutos secos ofrecen una mayor protección cardiosaludable que los cacahuetes.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 7:00 pm
Issue Highlights: Women with lower sedentary time or who frequently interrupt their sitting have a significantly lower risk of heart disease. Younger women are having more heart attacks than younger men.
Posted: February 19, 2019, 7:00 pm
Study Highlights: People receiving hormone therapy during gender transition had an elevated risk for cardiovascular events, such as strokes, blood clots and heart attacks. Findings underscore the importance of counseling and close monitoring of transgender patients receiving hormone therapy.
Posted: February 18, 2019, 10:00 am
Study Highlights: In a large observational study, women who reported drinking more than one diet soda or other artificially sweetened drink a day had a higher risk of strokes caused by a blood clot. The association between diet drinks and stroke risk was stronger in obese women and in African American women.
Posted: February 14, 2019, 10:00 am
Study Highlight: Coexisting medical conditions, psychiatric disorders, heavy smoking and illicit drug use may explain the increased risk for heart disease among veterans with PTSD.
Posted: February 13, 2019, 10:00 am
Results of the 2018 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlight the rapidly growing popularity of electronic cigarettes among youth. The American Heart Association released the following statement in response to the survey.
Posted: February 12, 2019, 2:19 pm
Aramark, the largest U.S. based food service company, who serves two billion meals each year, and the American Heart Association (AHA), the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, today reported results from the third year of their Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 collaboration, which aims to improve the health of all Americans 20 percent by 2020.
Posted: February 11, 2019, 1:00 pm
The American Heart Association issued the following statement regarding the release of H.R. 1010, a bill that would reverse a rule finalized by the White House last year that allowed short-term, limited-duration insurance plans to be sold alongside ACA-compliant health insurance plans.
Posted: February 8, 2019, 10:18 pm
Study Highlight: Home-based telerehabilitation is as effective as clinic-based therapy at improving arm function,
Posted: February 8, 2019, 9:55 pm

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