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Why We Need to Unlock the Full Potential of Primary Care

There are powerful reasons to move to a value-based primary care system. Highly effective Primary Care 3.0 is an indispensable piece of that effort.
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Lecithin Supplements: Weighing Risks vs. Benefits

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Before you take lecithin supplements, you should weigh the lack of credible evidence of benefits against scientific literature that suggests safety concerns.
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What is the Value of iPSC Technology in Cardiac Research?

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Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) are important tools in many areas of cardiac research including disease modeling, drug development & transplantation.
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Telehealth Project to Help Atrial Fibrillation Patients During COVID Crisis

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A telehealth project to improve treatment for patients at highest risk for stroke has been launched by PPAHS and supported by a BMS-Pfizer Alliance Grant
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Heart Attacks: When Will We Finally Do What Needs to be...

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{Updated 10/9/19] Surgery and stenting don't prevent heart attacks in stable patients. We already know how to do that with medical management, so why aren't we doing it?
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Innovative Health Technologies Are Improving Care for Heart Disease

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Health technologies that improve clinical care & support patient engagement will reinvigorate efforts to improve outcomes. Here are some that lead the pack.
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Loneliness: A Danger to Your Health

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Loneliness not only causes emotional discomfort, it also impacts key physiologic parameters leading to multiple disease states and early death.
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TAVR, Innovation, and the Future of Healthcare

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Minimally-invasive procedures such as TAVR and a team-based approach to medicine are two types of innovation that provide patients with better overall care.
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Erectile Dysfunction: Is It a Sign of Heart Disease?

Erectile dysfunction may be an early warning sign of arterial disease because the health of the penile arteries reflects the health of the rest of the arteries as well.
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What You Need to Know About Plant-Based Diets

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Many people believe that a plant-based diet is good for you. But to really qualify for this designation, it must be supported by well-designed studies.
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Substance Abuse & Comorbidity: What You Need to Know

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When people are admitted to substance abuse treatment centers, they must be screened for other physical and mental conditions to get the best care.
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Wearable Heart Rhythm Monitors: Which One, When, and Why?

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Wearable heart rhythm monitors range from smartphone trackers to sophisticated implantable monitors. Their capabilities differ as do their use cases.