KPWHRI investigator’s recent AHA presentations highlight problems in blood pressure readings.
KPWHRI gains an expert in studying cardiovascular diseases, including venous blood clots, especially in women and older adults
Healthy Hearts Northwest is part of major national effort to help small medical practices to prevent heart disease, our biggest killer.
The number of bariatric surgeries done each year in the United States has ballooned. Now, in an August 27 state-of-the-art review in The BMJ and a September 3 editorial in JAMA, David Arterburn, MD, MPH, weighs the evidence on the benefits and risks of the various types of this surgery.
Overweight Group Health patients with hypertension benefit from ‘pocket dietitian’
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) announced today, Oct. 21, that Bruce M. Psaty, MD, PhD, has been newly elected into its membership ranks, one of the most prestigious honors in the fields health and medicine.
In an observational study of comparative safety, use of estradiol was associated with less risk of developing blood clots in leg veins (deep vein thrombosis) and clots in the lungs (pulmonary emboli) than was use of conjugated equine estrogens.