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Heart attack patients getting younger, more obese

Despite increased understanding of heart disease risk factors and the need for preventive lifestyle changes, patients suffering the most severe type of heart attack have become younger, more obese and more likely to have ...

Mar 24, 2016
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Chinese exercises may improve cardiovascular health

Traditional Chinese exercises such as Tai Chi may improve the health and well-being of those living with heart disease, high blood pressure or stroke, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart ...

Mar 09, 2016
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Lung cancer screening: New Canadian guideline

Adults aged 55-74 years who are at high risk of lung cancer—current or former smokers (i.e., have quit within the past 15 years) with at least a 30 pack-year history or more—should be screened annually up to three times ...

Mar 07, 2016
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Predicting avoidable 30-day readmissions

In an international, multicenter study researchers have found that the HOSPITAL score, an acronym created to identify the variables associated with hospital readmissions, successfully predicted patients at high risk of a ...

Mar 07, 2016
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