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Electronic Cigarettes Pose CVD Risks Similar to Traditional Cigarettes

November 19, 2019

The impact of electronic cigarettes on cardiovascular disease risk factors is similar to effects seen in people who smoke traditional combustible cigarettes with harmful effects on cholesterol, triglycerides and blood glucose, as well as on blood flow to the heart, researchers reported at AHA's Scientific Sessions this month.

1 in 3 Cardiovascular Disease Patients Skip the Flu Shot

November 19, 2019

Approximately one in three patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease skip the flu shot each year despite its effectiveness in lowering the risk of illness and death, shows research presented at AHA's Scientific Sessions.