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  • Uncontrolled Hypertension Unchanged in US Adults New data from the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics show less than half of US adults with hypertension have their blood pressure under control, basically unchanged since 2010.
  • ANA Stroke, Cardiac Events Increased After First Stroke in Young As in older patients, the risk for recurrent stroke after an index stroke is increased in patients aged 18 to 45 years, along with the risk for cardiac events, a new study shows.
  • 'Alarming' Increase in Stroke Risk Factors Despite many prevention initiatives, the prevalence of hypertension, diabetes, dyslipidemia, drug abuse, and smoking actually appears to be increasing among new ischemic stroke patients in the United States, a new study shows.
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy More Severe for Black Women African American women with peripartum cardiomyopathy present with worse symptoms, are less likely to recover, and when they do, take twice as long compared with other groups, a new study shows.