Top causes of death in US include many preventable deaths (dailyRx News) Preventing early deaths is a key goal in the health field, and may be possible in bigger numbers than many thought. In a new study, researchers explored these preventable deaths. For this new study, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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Heart surgery patients in home health care program had lower death and readmission rates (dailyRx News) Could the manner in which heart surgery patients are treated after their operation affect their health and life span? Maybe so, say the authors of a new study. This study compared results 30 days after heart surgery in those…

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Reduced daily salt intake associated with decreased blood pressure and rates of stroke and heart disease (dailyRx News) Heart disease is the leading cause of death and disability around the world, and most cases are due to diet and lifestyle factors. But which factors matter the most? A recent study found that the average blood…

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Multivitamin and dietary supplement use for heart disease and cancer prevention lacks sufficient evidence (dailyRx News) Multivitamins and dietary supplements are common among adults in the United States. But these vitamins and supplements might not be as beneficial as people thought. The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently announced that there is not enough…

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Sugar consumption and heart disease deaths linked in new study of US adult diets (dailyRx News) Sugar may taste sweet, but as a new study suggests, it could be harming our hearts. This new study looked at added sugar consumption in a large sample of American adults. The study showed that most Americans ate more…

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