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What are Health Disparities and How Do They Affect the United States?

In the United States, health disparities are differences that exist between specific populations that affect their access to and achievement of optimal health care....
Risk for Acute Cerebrovascular Events Low in COVID-19 Patients

Risk for Acute Cerebrovascular Events Low in COVID-19 Patients

For hospitalized COVID-19 patients, the risk for acute cerebrovascular events is low, according to a study published online July 20 in Stroke. Aaron Rothstein, MD,...
Genetic Variant in Persons of African Descent Linked with Stroke: Analysis

Genetic Variant in Persons of African Descent Linked with Stroke: Analysis

A new meta-analysis tries to shed light on why strokes hit the black population harder than other groups. Published in Stroke, the COMPASS (Consortium of...
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Cardio Round-up: E-Cigarettes Harmful; Family History of AFib; and More

E-Cigarettes, Vaping are Associated With Heart Problems “In response to the harmful effects of tobacco smoking, the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has emerged and...

Nearly Half of Hispanics, Blacks Scared to Go to Hospital During COVID-19

Hispanics and blacks are most likely to stay home if experiencing medical emergencies, like a heart attack or stroke, to avoid the risk of...
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Cardio Round-up: Kids Need More Cardiorespiratory Fitness; Chocolate and the Heart; and More

More than Half of Kids in U.S. Lack Adequate Cardiorespiratory Fitness “Cardiorespiratory fitness is crucial for good heart and overall health both in childhood and...
Multiple Social Determinants of Health Linked with Increased Stroke Risk

Multiple Social Determinants of Health Linked with Increased Risk for Stroke

If you have multiple social determinants of health, your risk for stroke is nearly three-fold higher than for others, a new study suggests. "We were...

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