A meta review published last month in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology examined air pollution studies and their effects on cardiovascular events. Within the report, researchers confirmed a disturbing relationship between air pollution levels and CVD (including mortality). Of course, environmental pollution of all kinds...

Legal marijuana is becoming more widely available across the United States, but a recent study printed in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology has cardiologists concerned about its health effects, particularly with whether cannabis is increasing the risk of premature myocardial infarction. Medical cannabis has been approved in...

in Curated Articles, Doctor-Patient Communication, Heart Health by CardioVisual Team 0 Comments  0Likes It’s cliche at this point to say that the holidays are a hard time for anyone watching what they eat — whether that’s for health reasons or otherwise. And while the idea of abstaining from all the tempting...

There’s a blood pressure medication on the horizon and researchers hope it will be more effective and easier for patients to take regularly. Called the “triple pill” by its developers, the new medication is aimed at those with mild to moderate hypertension. It’s actually a...