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Exposure to violence may up cardiovascular risk in women

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Mexican women who experience violence as adults may be at higher risk for heart attacks and strokes, a new study suggests.

The findings add to growing evidence that exposure to violence is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease — an outcome researchers […]

Exposición a violencia puede aumentar el riesgo cardiovascular en mujeres

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Un nuevo estudio sugiere que mujeres mexicanas expuestas a violencia en la adultez pueden tener un riesgo más alto de sufrir un infarto y un ataque cerebral.

Los hallazgos se suman a la evidencia creciente que la exposición a violencia está vinculada con un […]

Para entender el riesgo de ataque cerebral en hispanos y negros en Estados Unidos, científicos estadounidenses investigan más allá de sus fronteras

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Las visitas a hospitales en Estados Unidos son difíciles para Yomi Ogun, M.D., un investigador de ataque cerebral de Nigeria.

Los hospitales siempre tienen acceso a medicina para disolver coágulos en el tratamiento de ataques cerebrales. En su país natal, es un producto escaso. […]

To understand stroke risk in Hispanic-Americans and African-Americans, researchers look beyond U.S. borders

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Traveling to hospitals in the United States is difficult for Yomi Ogun, M.D., a stroke researcher from Nigeria.

A clot-busting medicine to treat stroke is always in stock. In his native country, it’s a rare commodity. Ambulances in America can get patients to […]

Sugary drinks debate heads to Washington

The debate over sugar-loaded drinks and obesity is headed to Washington, as part of legislation introduced to tax manufacturers for every teaspoon of sugar in beverages.

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), who has said she doesn’t expect her bill to even come up for a vote, hopes the proposal she […]

Statement is first to describe Hispanic burden of heart disease and stroke

Hispanic-Americans need a culturally tailored approach to improve their heart health, according to an American Heart Association statement — the first to describe the burden of heart disease and stroke among the diverse population with origins in Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Central and South America.

A […]