Heart Attacks Fall By One-Third Among Older Americans

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 — A groundbreaking new study holds heartening news for older Americans. Since the mid-1990s, the number of seniors who suffered a heart attack or died from one dropped dramatically — evidence that campaigns to prevent heart attacks and improve patient care are paying off, Yale University researchers said. The study of […]

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Heart-Breaking News for Egg Lovers

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 — Eggs may not be all they’ve been cracked up to be. A new study says eggs are a major source of dietary cholesterol and that cholesterol in the diet ups the risk of heart disease and premature death. The researchers followed nearly 30,000 adults over three decades and found that […]

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Heart Care Guidelines Rarely Backed by Top-Notch Science

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 — Precious few treatment guidelines for heart patients are supported by the best scientific evidence, a new study shows. Less than one in 10 recommendations are based on results from multiple randomized controlled trials (considered the “gold standard”), and that percentage has actually dropped in the past decade, the researchers reported. […]

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How to Protect Your Kids From Drowning

FRIDAY, March 15, 2019 — Drowning can be swift and silent, making it a leading cause of accidental death among children. To help parents protect their kids in and around the water, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its water safety recommendations. Drowning is the third-leading cause of accidental injury-related death among 5- […]

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