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Report: Most Men Are Not Young at Heart

Heart age is higher than actual age, so many men don’t understand their risk of cardiovascular diseases and are missing opportunities to prevent them.

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Assessment of frailty status, as well as chronological age, should be used to make clinical decisions.

New drugs and more complex patients make anticoagulation for atrial fibrillation a new ballgame. Here, a topline from guidelines for primary care.

Evidence from a meta-analysis of 11 clinical trials supports use of beta-blockers in all HFrEF patients, regardless of sex or age.

PCPs are effective in managing multiple risk factors at a single visit--just what the doctor ordered for the patient with angina.

Video: Patient's ADLs were unaffected by symptoms until 2 days ago. She arrives at ED directly from PCP's office, after echo. Dx?

Although results of the hypertension portion of HOPE-3 were disappointing, many caveats are offered to explain the outcome.

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Associations between diabetes and heart failure, insulin resistance, cancer, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease have been identified.

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