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Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics - 2024 Update
Next Generation, Modifiable Cardiometabolic Biomarkers: Mitochondrial Adaptation and Metabolic Resilience
Food Is Medicine
Health Disparities in Peripheral Artery Disease
Epidemiology of Diabetes and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Among Asian American Adults


Causal Relationship Between Branched‐Chain Amino Acids and Hypertension: A Mendelian Randomization Study
Maternal Dietary Patterns During Pregnancy Are Linked to Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Among a Predominantly Low‐Income US Hispanic/Latina Pregnancy Cohort
In Utero and Early-Childhood Exposure to the Great Chinese Famine and Adult Arterial Stiffness: A Cross-Sectional Study
Potassium-Enriched Salt Substitutes: A Review of Recommendations in Clinical Management Guidelines
Genome-Wide Interaction Analysis With DASH Diet Score Identified Novel Loci for Systolic Blood Pressure

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