Cardiology

AHA: secondhand tobacco smoke ups atherosclerosis risk

(HealthDay)—In asymptomatic never smokers, the extent of secondhand tobacco smoke (SHTS) exposure is associated with the presence and extent of atherosclerosis, according to a study published online Nov. 13 in JACC: Cardiovascular ...

Nov 16, 2016
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ACR: High demand for CVD-preventive meds in IJD

(HealthDay)—For patients with inflammatory joint diseases (IJD), cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention medication is often indicated, but less often initiated, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the ...

Nov 16, 2016
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