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Nearly half of US adults have cardiovascular disease, study says

And after decades of declines, deaths from cardiovascular disease are on the rise again, with 840,678 deaths recorded in 2016, up from 836,546 in 2015, according to the association’s annual report Heart and Stroke Statistics, published Thursday in the medical journal Circulation. “Cardiovascular disease produces immense health and economic burdens in the United States and… Read More »

More than half of health data breaches triggered internally, study finds

Dive Brief: Breaches of protected health information can seriously harm an organization’s brand and finances, but little is known about how breaches occur and the steps organizations take to prevent a recurrence, according to a research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine. The researchers analyzed 1,138 breach cases that occurred between Oct. 21, 2009, and Dec. 31,… Read More »