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NSAID use for respiratory infection increases myocardial infarction risk

NSAID use for respiratory infection increases myocardial infarction risk

NSAID use during ARI was associated with a 3.4-fold increased risk of AMI compared with 2.7-fold increased risk without NSAID use.

Cardiovascular Disease Information Center

Electronic cigarette use linked to higher CVD risk

Electronic cigarettes cause an imbalance of cardiac autonomic tone and increased oxidative stress, which may increase cardiovascular risk.

Clinical Features

Adherence and hypertension in the geriatric patient

Adherence and hypertension in the geriatric patient

Addressing factors that lead to lack of adherence to antihypertensive 
therapy in elderly patients is crucial to improving outcomes.

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Dietary fiber: The prebiotic connection

Adequate fiber intake is critical for maintaining good health, but only 5% of Americans consume the recommended daily amount.

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