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Cardiology Management

Exercise Interventions Help Boost Physical Activity

2022 01 Mar

New findings published in the BMJ show that exercise interventions delivered in primary care boost levels of moderate to vigorous intensity activity in adults by an average of 14 minutes a week.  This effect might seem modest, but the researchers say that even small increases in moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity are important in... Read more

Cardiology Management

Primary Care Vital for Patients With Stroke

2021 20 Jul

Stroke is a complex disease with multiple causes, treatments and consequences. The American Heart Association reports that nearly 80,000 adults in the U.S. will have a new stroke each year. Out of these, 10% will die within 30 days. Figures also show that approximately 5% of patients younger than 55 years of age at the time of stroke and 40% over 85... Read more