Thursday 23 Oct 2014

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PAD risk increases with lower economic status

Low income and lower education levels are associated with an increased risk for peripheral artery disease in U.S. adults, according to a new study in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. PAD is a narrowing of the peripheral arteries to the […]

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SimpleScience@Heart: Average American has at least 4 of 7 major heart-health risk factors

The average American has at least four of the seven major factors that compromise their heart health, according to a new study. The American Heart Association defines ideal heart