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"Some Heart Patients Did Not Get the Rx They Might Need"

ACEI or ARB therapy prescribed to four out of five patients with acute coronary syndrome (dailyRx News) ACEIs and ARBs are medications that help lower the risk of death in high-risk patients who have had a heart attack. But many of these high-risk patients may not be getting these beneficial medications. A recent study by…

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"Sitting Can Kill: Exercise Can Reduce Heart Failure"

Heart failure risk rose in men who sat for long periods and did not get physical activity (dailyRx News) While sitting may not seem harmful, a sedentary lifestyle may raise the risk of heart disease and premature death. Inactivity may also increase the chances of heart failure in men. Heart failure affects an estimated 5.7…

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