Bempedoic acid is the first oral, once-daily, non-statin cholesterol lowering medication to receive FDA approval since 2002.
Increasing the prevalence of hand hygiene in all airports worldwide by just 10% could slow disease spread by nearly 24%, a recent study found.
Americans are living longer but not healthier, prompting the American Heart Association to release ambitious 2030 Impact Goals.
Physicians may know how patients can reduce their risk of exposure to coronavirus, but what about their own risk? These CDC-recommended steps offer guidance.
Over 70% of US adults with diabetes have hypertension, 15.6% of these patients have an A1c value >9%, and more fast facts on diabetes risk factors and patient characteristics.
Sample: Approximately what percentage of physician office visits at which benzodiazepines were coprescribed with opioids were with a primary care provider?
Of the 41% of kratom users who reported taking it for opioid withdrawal, 35% went >1 year without taking opioids or heroin.
From 2013-2016, about 46% of US adults had hypertension. Plus more highlights from the AHA's annual Heart Disease and Stroke Statistical Update.
The first and only drug to treat peanut allergy recently received approval, giving the growing number of patients a new treatment option.
In 2018, 9 states reported an adult obesity prevalence of ≥35%. Find out more trends from the CDCs annual Adult Obesity Prevalence Maps.