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Study examines effects of transition to high-deductible health plans and major cardiovascular outcomes

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In the first study to examine the association between high out-of-pocket costs and adverse cardiovascular events, research led by the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute...
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Commentary: We Have to Do Something to Level the Playing Field

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‘It’s frustrating when you work so hard for so long,’ says cardiologist Eldrin F. Lewis, ‘and you get confused for transport.’ Source link...
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Social Isolation Tied to Higher Risk of CV Events, Death

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New study results are especially relevant now with social distancing guidelines due to COVID-19. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Smart Technology Gains Traction in Post-MI Care

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Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, patients reported high levels of satisfaction using mobile health for acute myocardial infarction follow-up. Source link...
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Global Appeal to MI, Stroke Patients to Seek Care Amid Pandemic

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Concerns of contracting COVID-19 and social distancing may be prompting patients to ignore their symptoms, ‘causing a new public health crisis,’ one observer says. Source...
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VOYAGER PAD: Clopidogrel Adds No Benefit to Rivaroxaban+Aspirin

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Adding clopidogrel added no efficacy but caused additional bleeding episodes. Source link...
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COVID-19: AHA Guidance on Hypertension, Latest on Angiotensin Link

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The American Heart Association advised cardiac patients to avoid medications or supplements that could raise blood pressure. Separately, new reviews explore the latest on the...
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Commentary: Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19

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Being on-call in the COVID-19 era is different; interventional cardiologist Jaya Mallidi, MD, summarizes some of the current recommendations for safe practice. Source link...
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Dramatic Rise in Hypertension-Related Deaths in US

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A new study shows an ‘alarming’ increase in hypertension-related deaths between 2007 and 2017, particularly in the rural South. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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Suboptimal Diet May Drive $50 Billion in Cardiometabolic Costs

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Poor diet is associated with 18.2% of all costs related to treatment of ischemic heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes in the US, new...
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Mortality Sky-High After MI at Vascular Surgery, But MI Risk Low

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Do the registry results mean practice is hitting a ‘natural limit’ on preoperative risk-factor management? Certainly, they suggest more can be done medically to protect...
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ORION-10: 58% Reduction in LDL With Inclisiran

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A second phase 3 study has shown impressive reductions in LDL on top of statins with this novel agent given just twice a year. Medscape...
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No Increased CVD Event Risk With ADHD Meds in Kids With Autism

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A database analysis of more than 300,000 individuals concludes there is no increased risk for adverse cardiovascular events associated with the use of stimulant medications...
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Shorter duration DAPT after PCI did not increase adverse events in high-bleeding risk patients, finds study

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Data from the EVOLVE Short DAPT study found that shortened three-month dual antiplatelet therapy did not increase myocardial infarction or stent thrombosis in high bleeding...

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