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Spring is here ... time to bust out the grill! But a new study suggests eating meat cooked at high temperatures too often can raise the risk of hypertension
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital first to receive Joint Commission certification for thrombectomy
Eating slowly can positively impact BMI, waist circumference
Want to be a 5-star doc? Your attentiveness and skill may not matter if your patients are fed up with long wait times.
LGB adults have poor cardiovascular health compared to heterosexual counterparts
Adults born preterm have worse left ventricular function during exercise compared to full-term peers, according to a study in JACC Journals - Journals of the American College of Cardiology. The researchers believe this may help explain why those born premature have a higher risk of early heart failure.
War injuries, PTSD can double risk of hypertension
Female physicians earned $105K less than men in 2017 and cardiologists ranked No. 6 in pay among specialties, according to a Doximity survey. The gender gap was persistent across specialties and fewer women were in leadership/ownership positions.
Higher mortality rates in women after PCI driven by noncardiac causes
Fasting diets could limit CVD risk by decreasing systolic blood pressure
Racial gap in cardiovascular health shrinking because whites are less healthy
Reflecting patient risk crucial as health systems, providers look to demonstrate value. “Sometimes it’s not a matter of working harder but ... accurately capturing what you’re already doing."
CVB Print: Will Transcatheter Mitral Valve Interventions Be Cardiology’s Next Big Win?