Cardiology

Cardiovascular risk factors appear early in Black women

Young Black women show a high prevalence of obesity, elevated blood pressure and other lifestyle-related factors that may put them on a trajectory to develop heart disease at a young age, according to a study presented at ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Giving birth during the pandemic? Facts you need to know

(HealthDay)—Giving birth during the coronavirus pandemic presents its own challenges, but the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) wants to reassure pregnant women that they need not panic.

Vaccination

US to reallocate COVID shots to states with greater interest

The Biden administration will begin shifting how it allocates COVID-19 shots to states, moving doses from states with lower demand to those with stronger interest in vaccines, an administration official said Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

People with disabilities faced pandemic triage biases

When COVID-19 patients began filling up ICUs throughout the country in 2020, health care providers faced difficult decisions. Health care workers had to decide which patients were most likely to recover with care and which ...

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