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How misunderstandings about hypertension may undermine BP control

PCNA SmartBrief | Jul 09, 2015

Patients may not understand that hypertension refers to high blood pressure and instead believe it has to do with too much tension or stress, Boston University researchers wrote in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Misconceptions about hypertension could be one reason patients fail to manage lifestyle factors or take blood pressure medicines as prescribed. Reuters (07/07)


CMS seeks practitioners to test cardiovascular risk reduction model

PCNA SmartBrief | Jul 16, 2015

Novartis to try outcome-based pricing for new heart medication

PCNA SmartBrief | Jul 02, 2015

At-risk patients may prevent diabetes with organized diet, exercise programs

PCNA SmartBrief | Jul 16, 2015

Study: Older adults may cut heart failure risk with healthy lifestyle

PCNA SmartBrief | Jul 09, 2015

Registration open for Fall Learning Series

PCNA SmartBrief | Jul 16, 2015

New Million Hearts Research Initiative

PCNA SmartBrief | Jul 09, 2015

CVD-related risk factors improve with adapted diabetes prevention program

PCNA SmartBrief | Jul 09, 2015

Nursing environment affects quality, outcomes, study says

PCNA SmartBrief | Jul 16, 2015

6-minute stress echocardiography may predict pulmonary hypertension

PCNA SmartBrief | Jul 23, 2015


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