Wednesday 03 Sep 2014

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AHA Obesity Guidelines

Doctors urged to treat obesity as a disease under new guidelines

This is the second in a five-part series that explains what the new heart disease and stroke prevention guidelines mean to you. Doctors should consider obesity a disease and more actively treat obese patients for weight loss, according to new …

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Study supports loosening surgery guidelines after a stent

The guidelines for delaying non-heart-related surgery six weeks after a bare-metal stent and one year after a drug-eluting may be overly cautious. The delays currently recommended after drug-eluting