Wednesday 27 Aug 2014

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Study questions proposed blood pressure guidelines in people 60 and older

A new study is raising questions about treatment guidelines proposed by a health panel last year that had recommended changing blood pressure targets for coronary artery disease patients age 60 and older. The study published Monday in the Journal of …

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Risk assessment calculator accurately predicts heart attacks, strokes

The 10-year heart attack and stroke risk assessment calculator  published by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology accurately predicts risk and does a good job

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Dramatic drop in childhood obesity reported by CDC

The obesity rate in children ages 2 to 5 dropped 43 percent during the past decade,  according to research published Tuesday in the Journal  of the American Medical Association. The prevalence of