Britt Gambino

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CHEST Releases Guideline for Antithrombotic Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation

CHEST Releases Guideline for Antithrombotic Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation

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Patients with atrial fibrillation who have ≥1 non-sex CHA2DS2VASc stroke risk factor should receive oral anticoagulation as antithrombotic therapy.

Acute Coronary Syndrome Risk Elevated in Siblings of Patients With RA

Acute Coronary Syndrome Risk Elevated in Siblings of Patients With RA

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Siblings of patients with rheumatoid arthritis appear to have an increased risk for acute coronary syndrome, which suggests there is a shared susceptibility between the 2 conditions.

NSAID Use May Increase CVD Risk in Osteoarthritis

NSAID Use May Increase CVD Risk in Osteoarthritis

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Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use mediated a substantial amount of cardiovascular disease risk in osteoarthritis.

 USPSTF Does Not Recommend ECG Screening in Low-Risk CVD

USPSTF Does Not Recommend ECG Screening in Low-Risk CVD

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The United States Preventive Services Task Force does not recommend screening with resting or exercise electrocardiography in asymptomatic individuals at low risk for cardiovascular disease events.

Allergic disease risk in children may increase with antibiotic exposure

Allergic disease risk in children may increase with antibiotic exposure

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Children who are exposed to antibiotics earlier in life may have an increased risk for allergic diseases, including asthma, atopic dermatitis, and allergic rhinitis.

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