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USPSTF recommends interventions for overweight patients facing CVD risks

ANA SmartBrief | Aug 27, 2014

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends that overweight people who are at risk of heart disease undergo "intensive behavioral counseling" that involves diet and exercise interventions for an extended period. The final statement, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, covers patients who are overweight and have additional risk factors such as hypertension, high cholesterol or blood glucose levels, and metabolic syndrome. Reuters (08/25)


Return to emergency department common for heart failure patients

ANA SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2014

Low-carb diets may have unhealthy outcomes, dietitians say

ANA SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2014

Automated EHR alerts can cut catheter-associated UTIs, study says

ANA SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2014

U.K. researchers produce spinal cord stem cells

ANA SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

Study compares effectiveness of light therapy, cryotherapy in treating skin lesions

ANA SmartBrief | Aug 28, 2014

Hypertension self-care lowers BP in at-risk patients

ANA SmartBrief | Aug 29, 2014

Some hospitals go too far with Ebola preparations

ANA SmartBrief | Aug 27, 2014

Report urges pregnant women to avoid eating tuna

ANA SmartBrief | Aug 26, 2014

Disability risk is higher in men who regularly smoked pot as teens

ANA SmartBrief | Aug 25, 2014


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