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Dr. Samir Saba Named Chief of Cardiology

Dr. Samir Saba Named Chief of Cardiology

Samir Saba, MD, has been appointed co-director of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and chief, Division of Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Exploring the mechanisms of the racial disparity in drowsy driving

Falling asleep while driving is a significant public health problem, leading to tens of thousands of automobile accidents every year in the United States. It has been known that in the US, blacks and Hispanics are at higher risk of drowsy driving than...

Temporal Associations Between Smoking and Cardiovascular Disease

Smoking has long been a major risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD). The last 4 decades have seen significant changes to population health and CAD risk factors, including a decline in smoking prevalence, an increase in diabetes and obesity, and the...

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