Practice Management Information Center
Makers of inhalers that contain the nasal decongestant propylhexedrine should make design changes to prevent misuse, the FDA says.
Heart Failure Information Center
February is American Heart Month, and patients who have been diagnosed with cancer are part of a group that is uniquely vulnerable to cardiovascular disease. What risk factors should these patients know about for fatal heart disease?
A clinician turns away a man looking for assistance before a walk-in clinic is open for the day.
Adults who took PPIs had a significantly higher risk of heart attack compared with those who didn't.
Tailoring treatment to individual heart attack risk was more effective in preventing heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular death than strategies to lower cholesterol.
The ECG and stress test were normal, so a pair of clinicians saw no reason to order emergency care.
An eager, young clinician makes a serious mistake that causes a heart attack.
The American Heart Association is urging health-care providers to counsel patients and their partners about resuming sexual activity following a cardiac event or stroke.
A large study has shown that aspirin and antioxidant supplements are ineffective in the primary prevention of heart attacks in people with diabetes and asymptomatic arterial disease
People who have suffered a transient ischemic attack are twice as likely to have an MI as the general population, making it particularly important for clinicians to screen such patients for signs of heart disease.