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Study: Disparities persist in prescribing comfort care for ischemic stroke patients

Receiving palliative or hospice care services was found to improve quality of life for hospitalized ischemic stroke patients, however, disparities persist in which patients are prescribed or have access to these holistic comfort care options, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access journal of the American Heart Association.
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Disparities persist in prescribing comfort care, shows study

Receiving palliative or hospice care services was found to improve quality of life for hospitalized ischemic stroke patients, however, disparities persist in which patients are prescribed or have access to these holistic comfort care options, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access journal of the American Heart Association.
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Consumer groups ask the FDA to mandate nutritional information on DoorDash and other online delivery platforms

Ryan McVay/Getty Images The American Heart Association and other groups are asking for nutrition labels on ordering apps. The FDA says restaurants that fall under current labeling rules already list the information online. DoorDash says restaurants can add the information to menus in the app. See more stories on Insider's business page. Scientists and consumers groups sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asking it to require that third-party online ordering services...
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3 Essential Steps To Prepare for Unexpected Injuries

You just witnessed an accident and were called on to help. Now, you’re left with questions and worries. Personal injuries come in all shapes and sizes from dog bites to car wrecks. In fact, the CDC says that every second in the United States, someone receives an injury that could have been prevented. If you are looking for the proper support for easing the physical, financial, and emotional burdens of unexpected injuries look to a firm like The Epstein Law Firm, P.A. for help. Take thes...
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6 Lifesaving Skills Every Man Should Know

Life-threatening health emergencies can happen at any moment. While you should always call 911 and summon professional medical attention for a victim, oftentimes time is of the essence, and paramedics are minutes (or much longer) away. If the person is going to live, they can’t wait for a medic to get to them. They need help now.  That’s where you — a family member, friend, or random bystander-on-the-scene — come in. If someone close to you was stricken with a life-threatening emergency, wou...
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The 5 best vegan protein powders for anyone on a plant-based diet

Vegan protein powders allow people on plant-based diets to get the same nutritional benefits of a high protein diet.The best vegan protein powders should mix well, not have a bad aftertaste, and be low in both carbs and sugars.This article was medically reviewed by Erika Villalobos-Morsink, an MS, RD, and dietitan based in New York City. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Lots of people are going green in the kitchen. Between 2012 and 2017, the demand for meatless food grew by nearly 1,000%, an...
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Coconut oil's health benefits are hotly contested. Here's why it's so expensive.

Coconuts have been cultivated in tropical climates for thousands of years. Coconut oil is the crop's most valuable byproduct, and the industry is poised to grow by half a billion dollars worldwide over the next four years. But the health benefits that coconut oil's proponents swear by, are hotly contested. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video.Narrator: Coconuts have been cultivated in tropical climates for thousands of years, and they pr...
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Study: Eating the right '5-a-day' mix of fruits and vegetables is likely optimal amount for longer life

Studies representing nearly 2 million adults worldwide show that eating about five daily servings of fruits and vegetables, in which 2 are fruits and 3 are vegetables, is likely the optimal amount for longer life, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association's flagship journal Circulation.
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Long-term exposure to air pollution can increase cardiovascular and respiratory risks

Exposure to what is considered low levels of air pollution over a long period of time can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, atrial fibrillation, and pneumonia among people ages 65 and older, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association's flagship journal Circulation.
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Understanding stroke and heart disease in women remains a major research priority

Understanding the sex differences in cardiovascular disease presentation and outcomes remains a major research priority demonstrated by the record number of submissions for this year's Go Red for Women® special issue of the American Heart Association's flagship journal Circulation, published online today.
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Reducing obesity may prevent up to half of new type 2 diabetes cases

Reducing the prevalence of obesity may prevent up to half of new Type 2 diabetes cases in the United States, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access journal of the American Heart Association.
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Lifestyle intervention provided through health coaches helped reduce heart disease risk

Participants in a two-year, lifestyle intervention/weight-loss program provided through health coaches at their primary care center were able to lower their blood sugar and improve their cholesterol levels, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association's flagship journal Circulation Journal.
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Gestational diabetes may lead to heart disease in women during pregnancy

Women with a history of diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes) are twice as likely by mid-life to develop calcium in heart arteries - a strong predictor of heart disease - even if healthy blood sugar levels were attained many years after pregnancy, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association's flagship journal Circulation.
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COVID-19 will impact cardiovascular disease deaths for years to come, warn experts

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide, according to the American Heart Association's Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics -- 2021 Update, published today in the Association's flagship journal Circulation, and experts warn that the broad influence of the COVID-19 pandemic will likely continue to extend that ranking for years to come.
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American Heart Association committed to support more than $230 million to achieve health equity

The American Heart Association, the leading global voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, is making an unprecedented series of investments focused on enhancing its historic commitment to addressing the social determinants of health and the barriers to achieving health equity for all communities - urban, suburban and rural.
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Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda dies at 93

As a teenager growing up near Philadelphia in the 1940s, Tommy Lasorda said he went to a Phillies game once and asked an obscure outfielder with the visiting team, the New York Giants’ Buster Maynard, to sign his scorecard. Maynard snubbed the young Lasorda, pushing the scorecard away. Years later, Lasorda hadn’t forgotten. Then a 21-year-old left-hander in the Brooklyn Dodgers’ farm system, Lasorda found himself in a Sally League game facing Maynard, hanging on after an intermittent big-league ...
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Cardiac MRI shows lower degrees of myocarditis in athletes recovered from COVID-19

In a letter published in the December issue of the American Heart Association's medical journal Circulation a group of researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) dispute the most recent findings of the incidence of myocarditis in athletes with a history of COVID-19.
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Cholesterol-lowering drugs may protect women's hearts from damage caused during chemotherapy

Statins, common cholesterol-lowering medications, may protect women's hearts from damage caused during chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer, according to new research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access journal of the American Heart Association.
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Smoking traditional cigarettes along with e-cigarettes causes harmful health effects

Smoking traditional cigarettes in addition to using e-cigarettes results in harmful health effects similar to smoking cigarettes exclusively, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association's flagship journal Circulation.
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I ate nothing but 'healthy' fast food for a week - here’s what happened

America has an obesity problem, but there are more 200,000 fast foods restaurants dotted throughout the country. Customers have been moving towards places with healthier menus and many traditional chains are adding items to address this. I tried eating these "healthy" fast foods for an entire week. I had every meal at McDonald's, Wendy's, Taco Bell, Burger King, Subway, Dunkin' Donuts or Chick-fil-A. Following is a full transcript of the video. Kevin Reilly: Fast food is cheap and convenient. Bu...
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Tackle your health goals in 2021 with Google Fit

It’s the beginning of a new year, and for many of us, it’s also time for a renewed approach to our health. Maybe you want to figure out a new fitness routine that doesn’t require a gym or finally carve out time for meditation. Whatever your goals are, the most important thing is to get started and stay on course. But it can be hard to stay motivated in our busy lives. That’s why Google Fit is designed to address common challenges we all face in reaching our goals. Here are some simple tips for u...
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Senior Living: How older adults can protect their heart with nutrition

By Jamie Mok, MS, MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center Contributing writer Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, accounting for one in every four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The American Heart Association estimates that more than 85 million American adults have one or more types of cardiovascular disease, with about two-thirds of cardiovascular disease deaths occurring in people older than 75. The...
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watchOS 7.2 and iOS 14.3 Add Cardio Fitness Notifications

Today's watchOS 7.2 and iOS 14.3 updates introduce a new cardio fitness feature that's designed to let users determine their cardio fitness level and receive notifications on the Apple Watch if it falls into a low range. Apple says that "breakthrough technology" in watchOS 7 lets the Apple Watch determine cardiorespiratory fitness as measured by VO2 max. VO2 max is the maximum amount of oxygen that the body is able to use during exercise, and it can be improved through physical activity. Pri...
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Updated guideline on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy encourages shared decision-making

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology today released an updated guideline for managing patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).
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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy guideline encourages shared decision-making

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology today released an updated guideline for managing patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). The guideline encourages shared decision-making between the clinician and patient as essential when determining treatment course and updates recommendations for sudden cardiac death (SCD) risk assessment and HCM center referrals based on the latest evidence.
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Algorithm-driven program improves cholesterol, blood pressure levels

Using a remotely-delivered, algorithm-driven program for disease management, patients experienced significant improvement in cholesterol and blood pressure levels, according to late-breaking research presented today at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2020.
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People with heart disease can receive high-dose or standard-dose flu vaccines for protection

People with heart disease can receive either the high-dose or standard-dose flu vaccines for protection from heart or lung-related deaths or hospitalizations, according to late breaking research presented today at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2020.
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New AHA COVID-19 CVD Registry details the disparities in care

A new American Heart Association collaborative model for COVID-19 research, using data from the new AHA COVID-19 Cardiovascular Disease Registry, found Hispanic and Black adults with COVID-19 were far more likely to be hospitalized than their white counterparts, as were people with obesity and COVID-19, according to three late-breaking research studies presented today at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2020.
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Novel patient engagement tool improved outcomes for heart failure patients

A novel patient engagement tool led one in five patients with heart failure to a more effective treatment regimen of generic medications, according to late- breaking research presented today at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2020.
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Investigational drug helped improve heart health in patients with chronic conditions

The investigational medication finerenone reduced the risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure and other negative cardiovascular events in patients with chronic kidney disease and Type 2 diabetes, according to late-breaking research presented today at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2020.
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