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Night Shifts Upset Sleep, Up Heart Death Risk

Sleep and the circadian system play a key role in cardiovascular health and antitumor activity. Night shift work disrupts sleep patterns and increases risk of death.

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High hemoglobin is less common than low and often more confusing. Find answers to your questions about this lab abnormality here.

Back to basics here on pacemakers and automated implantable cardioverter defibrillators so that the next time you place a consult for cardiology, you will know how to best manage the patient and support your consult decision.

Results of a new study suggest that changes in cognitive function may reflect more global vascular damage and serve as a surrogate marker.

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Is eating chocolate good for your patients’ health good or bad? Savor these slides for a concise summary of this favorite food’s medicinal pros and cons.

Patient describes worsening chest pain for 2 years; also easy bruising, bleeding. Follow ED exam on video. What's your diagnosis?

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A new analysis of the ALLHAT study finds greater morbidity among patients with visit-to-visit variation in systolic BP than among those with more consistent measures.

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What if you could test the fit and function of a cardiac device in an exact replica of your patient's heart and head off complications before you start?

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