FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (American Heart Association News) — The COVID-19 pandemic produced no shortage of somber statistics. But for people who care about women’s health, one number about Hispanic women stood out. Their maternal mortality rate jumped sharply in 2020 – up 44% from the year before, according toContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Many Americans with heart disease also have limited access to food, and this dangerous combination is growing rapidly, a new study finds. “Food insecurity is a common problem among people with cardiovascular disease, and we are seeing that issue become even more prevalentContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Places of worship may provide respite for Black men that not only enhances their lives, but may extend them, new research suggests. “Black men have been oppressed, commodified, surveilled and criminalized like no other group in U.S. history and they often experience disproportionatelyContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Regular home monitoring can help with blood pressure control, but only half of people who have hypertension or other related conditions actually do it, a new study found. Of Americans ages 50 to 80 who take blood pressure medications or have a healthContinue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 26, 2022 (American Heart Association News) — Gene abnormalities may make some people more susceptible to myocarditis, a rare type of heart inflammation that can affect young people and athletes, a large new study shows. The findings, published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, could partiallyContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Sept. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Climate change could spell trouble for those with heart failure, a new study suggests. When the temperatures soared in France during the summer of 2019, the heat wave appears to have worsened the conditions of heart failure patients, researchers report. “The finding isContinue Reading