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High Cholesterol in Younger People

SOURCES: Brandon Wilson, FH advocate, Florida. Peter Gaskin, MD, pediatric cardiologist, University of Maryland Children’s Hospital; assistant professor, pediatrics, University of Maryland, Baltimore. Mary P. McGowan, MD, chief medical officer, The FH Foundation; cardiologist, Dartmouth Hitchcock, Lebanon, NH. National Heart, Lungs, and Blood Institute: “Blood Cholesterol,” “High Blood Cholesterol: What you need to know.” American… Read More »

Wearables Are Good For Older People, Too — The Latest From Laurie Orlov

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a whole lot of digital transformation for people staying home. For digital natives, that wasn’t such an exogenous shock. For older people who are digital immigrants, they will remember their initial Zoom get-together’s with much-missed family, ordering groceries online in the first ecommerce purchase, and using telemedicine for the first time… Read More »

How can we decrease maternal mortality for Black reproductive-aged people?

The $ 1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed into law by President Biden on March 11 provides direct relief to those impacted by COVID-19. Additionally, it could benefit low-income pregnant and postpartum individuals. The ARPA includes provisions that offer new incentives for states that have not expanded Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act… Read More »