The so-called “white coat effect” is both real and common in the management of hypertension and it may be a significant cause of patient overtreatment, a new study finds.
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‘White Coat Effect’ Linked to Hypertension Overtreatment
An exercise training program worked better than medication for those with a debilitating heart problem that’s dubbed the “Grinch syndrome,” new research suggests.
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Exercise May Help Treat POTS Heart Condition
Intrauterine devices (IUDs) and implantable contraceptives may not be popular, but they are among the most reliable contraceptive methods available.
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IUDs May Be Underused Form of Birth Control
Millions of people with peripheral artery disease (PAD) aren’t taking preventive medication to reduce heart disease risk.
Many PAD Patients Are Skipping Preventive Drugs
Medicare and the Department of Health and Human Services have launched an education campaign urging Medicare patients to use preventive services now free under the Affordable Care Act.
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Many Skip Medicare’s Free Preventive Care