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Recurrent Events Declining, But Remain a Serious Risk for Heart Attack Survivors

September 24, 2020

While rates of recurrent events have declined, the rates of decline have not been equal between sexes and risk of recurrent events still pose a serious risk to heart attack survivors.

Resuming Sexual Activity Post-Heart Attack Could Increase Survival

September 23, 2020

New data suggest resuming or increasing sexual activity shortly after myocardial infarction could reduce risk of mortality.

Emergency Department Minute Quiz: Chest Pain in CAPD Patient

September 22, 2020

Our latest Emergency Department Minute Quiz from Brady Pregerson, MD. Can you determine the correct diagnosis?

Guy Mintz, MD: National Cholesterol Education Month 2020

September 21, 2020

Chief member of Practical Cardiology's editorial advisory board discusses his approach to cholesterol education and the current state of cholesterol management in 2020.

Study of Twins Sheds Light on Smoking and Risk of Fatal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

September 19, 2020

Results of the analysis offer further clarity on the detrimental impact of smoking on overall and cerebrovascular health.

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Definitive Link Between Omega-3 Intake and Cardiovascular Risk

September 18, 2020

A meta-analysis of more than 3 dozen RCTs suggests increased intake of omega-3 supplements, such as EPA and DHA, was linked to a decreased risk of myocardial infarction action and coronary heart disease events.

Gregory Weiss, MD: Meeting the Challenges of Cholesterol Management

September 17, 2020

With September recognized as National Cholesterol Education Month, Dr. Weiss reflects on the importance of cholesterol management as part of mitigating risk of events in patients with ASCVD.

Emergency Department Minute Quiz: Older Man Thrashing and Unresponsive

September 16, 2020

An unresponsive older man presents to the emergency department after bystanders report he was thrashing around unconscious at a fast-food restaurant.

Emergency Department Minute Quiz: 60-Year-Old Man with Seizures

September 15, 2020

Our latest Emergency Department Minute Quiz from Brady Pregerson, MD. Can you determine the correct diagnosis?

Study Finds CAC Scores Better for Predicting Events in Women Than Men

September 12, 2020

Data from more than 4500 diabetics suggest CAC was better at predicting CVD and all-cause mortality in women than in men.