Heart age is higher than actual age, so many men don’t understand their risk of cardiovascular diseases and are missing opportunities to prevent them.
E-cigarettes: Where there's No Smoke, there's Still Fire
Several clinical studies have added some clarity to the potential risks. Scroll through the slides for recent findings.
When Atrial Fibrillation and Diabetes Coexist, How Best to Prevent Stroke?
In these complicated patients, should warfarin or a novel oral anticoagulant be chosen for stroke prevention?
Atrial Fibrillation During Pregnancy: Special Population Review
Is aspirin safe as antithrombotic therapy in pregnancy? Is electrocardioversion first-line treatment? Get the answers and other reminders, here.
2017 ADA Standards of Medical Care: Evidence-based Updates
Cardioprotection, diabetes anxiety, and hypoglycemia protection are just a few of the areas amended with new guidance.
New Hypertension Guidelines: 7 Highs and Lows
The ACP and AAFP provide evidence-based recommendations on the benefits and harms of higher vs lower systolic blood pressure targets.
AHA: Study Finds Celebrex Safe for Heart
Results of the PRECISION study are embraced by some and soundly criticized by others. What would you tell your osteoarthritis patients?
Diagnosis of Subclinical AF
Implantable cardiac monitoring devices now detect "silent" AF. But now that we "hear" it, what should we do?
BP Variability Does More Damage than Hypertension Alone
Dr Bobby Lazzara reviews a new study that suggests reducing fluctuations in blood pressure in older adults could help prevent loss of cognitive function and verbal memory.
Dyspnea and Intermittent Chest Pain in a 64-year-old Woman
Video: Patient's ADLs were unaffected by symptoms until 2 days ago. She arrives at ED directly from PCP's office, after echo. Dx?
An Elderly Man with Worsening Chest Pressure
Patient describes worsening chest pain for 2 years; also easy bruising, bleeding. Follow ED exam on video. What's your diagnosis?
Atrial Fibrillation Video: Symptoms, Cardioversion Strategies
A nurse describes his own bout with atrial fibrillation—the symptoms and his attempts to cardiovert to normal rhythm—from his hospital bed.
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