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The developing fetus is sensitive to the mother's condition during pregnancy, warn researchers, who report changes to the placenta are tied to Mom's mental health.
Posted: October 26, 2021, 5:45 pm
New research reveals about 1 in 8 North American teenagers have vaped pot within the last year, and nearly 1 in 10 within the past month.
Posted: October 26, 2021, 3:48 pm
CDC: Citterio Premium Italian-Style Salame Sticks, sold primarily at Trader Joe's, have been linked to a salmonella outbreak with 20 reported cases in eight states.
Posted: October 26, 2021, 3:40 pm
Why is lung cancer among people who’ve never smoked more common among women than men? And why are there no lung cancer screening guidelines for people who have never smoked? Get the facts.
Posted: October 25, 2021, 8:20 pm
Federal prosecutors have charged Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, Theranos’s president and chief operating officer, with nine counts of wire fraud and two counts of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
Posted: October 25, 2021, 7:38 pm
While the company failed to deliver on its promise to revolutionize the industry, some testing has been slowly moving away from labs and into clinics.
Posted: October 25, 2021, 7:29 pm
Some young women have experienced spontaneous coronary artery dissection, or SCAD, a potentially deadly tear that forms in a blood vessel in the heart.
Posted: October 25, 2021, 6:22 pm
The brain cells that nourish neurons also release toxins that can destroy the very cells they feed, leading to neurodegenerative diseases.
Posted: October 25, 2021, 5:45 pm
If the current trend continues, researchers say pancreatic cancer among women aged 15 to 34 could grow to 400% of that experienced by men of the same ages by 2040.
Posted: October 25, 2021, 5:36 pm
Families can celebrate Halloween this year amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Rochelle Walensky, MD, director of the CDC, said Sunday.
Posted: October 25, 2021, 5:20 pm

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American Heart Association

Circulation Journal...
Posted: October 18, 2021, 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 13, 2021 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today released new voluntary sodium targets for commercially processed, packaged and prepared foods. The targets, first released in draft form in 2016, are intended to...
Posted: October 13, 2021, 11:45 am
Statement Highlights: Converting advances in scientific knowledge and innovations in cardiac care into improvements in patient outcomes requires comprehensive cardiac systems of care optimize cardiac care delivery. New recommendations support...
Posted: October 13, 2021, 9:00 am
DALLAS, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 – Earlier today, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released draft recommendations on aspirin therapy for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in adults. The draft recommendations are posted for...
Posted: October 12, 2021, 10:00 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 12, 2021 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued marketing denial orders for 10 flavored e-cigarettes sold by R.J. Reynolds (RJR) Vapor Company under the Vuse Solo brand. The FDA also issued orders allowing RJR to...
Posted: October 12, 2021, 9:00 pm
Survey Highlights: Three in five (60%) Americans say they may delay or skip the flu shot this year. Almost all (98%) of those who got the flu shot for the 2020-21 flu season say they plan to get their flu shot again this year. 57% of Hispanic ...
Posted: October 12, 2021, 11:00 am
Puntos destacados de la encuesta: Tres de cada cinco (el 60%) estadounidenses dicen que podrían posponer o no ponerse la vacuna antigripal este año. Casi todos los que se vacunaron contra la gripe (el 98%) para la temporada 2020-2021 dicen que...
Posted: October 12, 2021, 11:00 am
Statement Highlights: Kawasaki disease is the most common cause of acquired heart disease that develops in early childhood, creating inflammation in blood vessels, particularly heart arteries. It usually occurs before age 5 and is more common among...
Posted: October 11, 2021, 9:00 am
DALLAS, October 7, 2021 — The American Heart Association (AHA), the leading public health nonprofit devoted to a world of healthier lives for all -- through a significant commitment from Quest Diagnostics -- has announced an aggressive expansion of...
Posted: October 7, 2021, 12:00 pm
Statement Highlights: Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for stroke, heart disease and kidney disease. Widespread treatment of hypertension can result in a decline in heart disease and stroke. Blood pressure control rates in...
Posted: October 7, 2021, 9:00 am

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