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Data Briefs

State of Aging and Health in America: Data Brief Series are topic-specific documents focusing on public health issues related to older adults.

NIH releases strategic plan to accelerate nutrition research over next 10 years

What if each of us had individualized dietary recommendations that helped us decide what, when, why, and how to eat to optimize our health and quality of life? This precision nutrition approach — developing targeted and effective diet interventions in a diverse population — is among the ambitious goals set out by the 2020-2030 Strategic Plan for National Institutes of Health Nutrition Research.

COVID-19 Guidance for Older Adults

Older adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness. COVID-19 is a new disease and we are learning more about it every day. Information is available in multiple languages.

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Comprehensive Guide on Hypertension

Introducing the Comprehensive Guide on Hypertension, the most-up-to-date hypertension management compendium developed by the world-renowned leaders in hypertension!

Are You Aware? Quick Facts About Kidney Disease

Fewer Than a Third of Patients With High Blood Pressure Are Tested for Urine Albumin in Clinical Practice

News and Updates for the Patient and Family

Depression in Women: 5 Things You Should Know

Depression is more common among women than men, likely due to certain biological, hormonal, and social factors that are unique to women. During National Women's Health, learn about certain types of depression that are unique to women.

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National Public Health Agenda for Osteoarthritis: 2020 Update

Osteoarthritis (OA) – the most common form of arthritis – can cause pain, stiffness, swelling, and reduced function in the hands, knees, hips, and other joints among adults. One in 7 US adults, or 32.5 million people, have OA. Over half of adults with OA, 18.7 million people, are of working age from 18 to 64 years.

How much do you know about your cardiac device?

When asked to answer seven basic questions about their cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED), a majority of patients completing a Cleveland Clinic questionnaire came up short on at least two questions. At baseline, most patients felt they had a good understanding of their CIED (i.e., permanent pacemaker, defibrillator or biventricular device) but expressed a desire to be able to access additional…

What is an Echocardiogram and Why do I need one?

If your primary care doctor or cardiologist has ordered a transthoracic echocardiogram, don’t fret – it’s not as intimidating as it might sound.

How to Avoid Having a Heart Attack: Who is at Risk?

A myocardial infarction, which is commonly referred to as a heart attack, is a life-threatening event that can happen to anyone. It is typically associated with some form of underlying heart disease that disrupts the flow of blood to the heart. Heart disease can also be the culprit in other deadly conditions such as stroke. In the US, approximately 400,000 people die annually from coronary heart…