- High Blood Pressure Related Deaths Are Way Up, National Data Shows
“In the areas we’ve been focusing on for the last two to three decades we really have seen a reduction in deaths,” says Dr. Clyde Yancy chief of the division of cardiology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.
- TIME Magazine Mar 26, 2015
- Dad's Depression Affects Toddler's Behavior, Too
"Fathers' emotions affect their children," study author Sheehan Fisher, an instructor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, said in a university news release.
- The Philadelphia Inquirer Mar 19, 2015
- Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults
Northwestern University researchers found that while most of the nearly 9,000 children they studied had healthy blood pressure levels, 40 percent did not have good cholesterol levels, almost none ate a healthy diet regularly and 30 percent were overweight or obese.
- U.S. News & World Report Mar 17, 2015
- Studies Boost Hopes for New Class of Cholesterol Medicines
Two other heart experts — Drs. Neil Stone and Daniel Lloyd-Jones of Northwestern University in Chicago — wrote in the medical journal that "it would be premature to endorse these drugs for widespread use" until the definitive studies are done in a couple of years.
- The New York Times Mar 15, 2015
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