Prescribing fixed-dose combination pills to patients with hypertension may help improve their adherence and persistence to their medications and encourage them to refill their prescription, according to a claims database analysis.

Coffee drinkers tend to live longer than those who abstain from the caffeinated beverage, and new research from Stanford may help explain why and how it reduces chronic inflammation and cardiovascular disease.

High cholesterol and obesity can increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, but new research poses another, more surprising risk factor: Depression.

Nearly 80 percent of older adults who received an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) survived at least two years, according to a registry analysis of Medicare beneficiaries.

Rural areas in the U.S. have higher age-adjusted death rates for heart disease, stroke, cancer, unintentional injury and chronic lower respiratory disease than metropolitan areas, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report.

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With the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and changes to reimbursements, Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, GA, recognizes it’s a critical time to control expenses.