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A New Obesity Medicine Toolkit

Obesity was declared a hormone-based disease in 2012, creating the need for a structured approach to obesity medicine. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has taken the lead.

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About one-third of US adults have high blood pressure, the leading diagnosis in primary care. Find the latest news about advances in hypertension research in the pages that follow.

A college freshman whose mother elected not to vaccinate learns about the downsides in genetics class.

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Exercise tolerance in AF affected by gender.

Although exercise has many cardiovascular benefits, including favorable vascular and metabolic changes, its impact on arrhythmias is less well understood.

The 15-year-old presents with a sore throat, congestion, and malaise. Her mother, afraid she will infect her siblings, requests a strep test. Review the history, watch the video exam. What’s your diagnosis?

There is a razor edge differential between pharmacologic thrombus prevention and risk for excessive bleeding during procedures for AF. More guidance from a new study.

The ADA recommends GLP-1 agonists as second-line therapy against type 2 diabetes. What makes this class unique in its impact on hyperglycemia?

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