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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.
Ablation Therapy for AF: Who, What is it Good For?
Guidelines recommend AF catheter ablation to help avoid use of oral anticoagulation. True or False? Answer this and 2 other queries on ablation.
Hypertension in an African American Man with Diabetes
A 54-year-old African American man with a history of type 2 DM, hypertension, and gout presents for diabetes follow-up. What’s the best therapy for his hypertension?
New Approaches to Women’s Health
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Check here for a brief roundup of the latest women’s health news.
Most Men Are Not Young at Heart
Heart age is higher than actual age in most men and women, so many don’t understand their risk of cardiovascular diseases and are missing opportunities to prevent them.
Ten Red Meat Red Flags
Eating red meat has its good points but more than its share of bad. Here, 10 slides with bite-sized bits of health information you’ll want to share with your patients.
Pacemakers and AICDs: Interrogation Reports and Interpretation of EKGs
A general practitioner can gain a better understanding of a patient’s underlying cardiac ailments by learning the fundamentals.
ESC: Coffee, Naps, and Depression in Hypertension
Observations support naps but suggest risk with espresso and depression.
An Elderly Man with Worsening Chest Pressure
Patient describes worsening chest pain for 2 years; also easy bruising, bleeding. Follow ED exam on video. What's your diagnosis?
Atrial Fibrillation Video: Symptoms, Cardioversion Strategies
A nurse describes his own bout with atrial fibrillation—the symptoms and his attempts to cardiovert to normal rhythm—from his hospital bed.
12 Bits On Chocolate and Health
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.
Next Gen Weight-loss Drugs and CV Risk
Newer anti-obesity drugs aren't your mother's Fen-Phen, but they also don't come without their own potential downsides.
Shift Work and Metabolic Disorders
Diabetes, obesity, CVD—all have been linked to disruption of the day-night rhythm caused by shift work. More facts and some tips for your shift-weary patients, here.
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