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Blacks Are Less Likely Than Whites to Get Treatment for Heart Disorder

Image African-Americans are less likely than white people to get the newest stroke-preventing medicines for atrial fibrillation, a new study found. Atrial fibrillation, often called A-fib, is the quivering or irregular heartbeat that increases the risk for stroke and other heart problems. The standard treatment is oral anticoagulants, or blood thinners, to prevent blood clots.… Read More »

Emphasis Of The New Physical Activity Guidelines Is To Move More And Sit Less

The 2nd edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides advice and information on the amounts and types of physical activity for improving the health of various population groups. The emphasis of the recommendations is that moving more and sitting less will benefit just about everyone.[1] Recommendations: Preschool children aged 3 to 5 years… Read More »