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Smartphone App May Boost Medication Adherence in Hypertension

Smartphone App May Boost Medication Adherence in Hypertension

But use of the app not linked to a change in systolic blood pressure in poorly controlled hypertension

Study Finds Safe Alcohol Consumption Guidelines May Not Be Strict Enough

Among current drinkers without previous diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, the threshold for lowest risk of all-cause mortality is about 100 g of alcohol consumed per week.

Women Less Likely to Fill Post-MI Statin Prescription

Fifty-six percent of men, 47% of women filled high-intensity statin after myocardial infarction

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

Deep vein thrombosis: History and evolution of treatment

Deep vein thrombosis: History and evolution of treatment

Deep vein thrombosis is a significant source of morbidity and mortality, so it is imperative that clinicians understand how to recognize and treat patients with the disorder.

Stat consult: Sudden cardiac death

Stat consult: Sudden cardiac death

Described as death within an hour of onset of any symptom

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