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  • Poverty Tied to Worse Heart Health Among U.S. Teens Adolescents from low-income families are more likely than their affluent peers to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease like obesity, inactivity, poor nutrition and tobacco use, a U.S. study suggests.
  • Cardiotoxicity Common With Angiogenesis Inhibitors Tyrosine kinase inhibitors that target vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (VEGFR-TKIs) are commonly associated with cardiovascular toxicity.
  • WSC EDAS Surgery Shows Promise for Intracranial Stenosis A phase 2a study provides preliminary evidence that EDAS surgery to reroute brain arteries, used to treat moyamoya disease, may also reduce recurrent stroke in patients with intracranial stenosis.
  • In Pregnancy, Doctors' Focus Is on Baby, Not Mom Experts say there has long been concern that obstetrics has focused on babies' well-being to the detriment of moms. Many believe that tide is starting to turn.