• Cardiologists confront rise in preventable CV events

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    In September, the CDC released a Vital Signs report on premature CVD in U.S. adults that prompted concern. The report detailed that in 2016, among Americans aged 35 to 64 years, approximately 775,000 hospitalizations and 75,000 deaths occurred from MIs, strokes and other related conditions that are largely preventable.
    “We are battling a fearsome foe, and indications are strong that we're losing ground,” Janet S. Wright, MD, FACC, executive director of the CDC's Million Hearts initiative, told Cardiology Today. “This report shows the magnitude of the problem,
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