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News

AHA: A Diverse Diet May Not Promote a Healthy Weight

AHA: A Diverse Diet May Not Promote a Healthy Weight

American Heart Association science advisory recommends healthy eating patterns instead.

No Impact on Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness Following Cessation of Menopausal Hormone Therapy

A follow-up study from KEEPS found that cessation of menopausal hormone therapy did not change the expected trajectory of carotid artery intima-media thickness over a 3-year period.

Review Addresses Nutritional Hype for Popular Foods

Legumes, coffee, tea tied to cardiovascular benefits; added sugars, energy drinks linked to harmful effects.

Opinion

Vitamin D and improved sleep in African-Americans

Maintaining healthy vitamin D levels may benefit sleep and cardiovascular health in African-American patients.

Is cheese the secret to heart health?

Cheese consumption may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

Tips to help patients manage their health during the holidays

These tips can help patients manage conditions such as hypertension and diabetes during the holidays.

Clinical Features

Case Study: Purple Fingertips in an Elderly Woman

Case Study: Purple Fingertips in an Elderly Woman

An elderly woman with a history of hypertension and metastatic bladder cancer presents to the ED with bilateral finger pain and cyanosis associated with a 15-lb weight loss.

Case Study: Cardiovascular Complications of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Case Study: Cardiovascular Complications of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

A 55-year-old man with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease reports having some mild chest pain.

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