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Only 1 in 4 Medicare patients participate in cardiac rehabilitation

Too few people covered by Medicare participated in outpatient cardiac rehabilitation after a heart attack or acute heart event or surgery, particularly women, the elderly and non-white patients, according to new findings in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. Every year, an estimated 1.3 million U.S. adults with heart disease may… Read More »

Anti-hepatitis medicine surprises: New effective treatment of hep C not only combats the virus, but is also effective against complications – Science Daily

Hepatitis C is a serious disease, but the biggest threat to someone’s health is not the virus itself. Rather, it is the diseases that can result from it such as reduced liver functioning, scar tissue in the liver and potentially cirrhosis. A new study shows that the antiviral treatment which has been used to fight… Read More »