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FDA nudges companies to reduce sodium in processed food by a third

The Food and Drug Administration wants restaurants and food manufacturers to voluntarily cut the salt they add to food by one-third over the next decade in an effort to save thousands of lives a year from high blood pressure. Dr. Steven Nissen comments.

Institution Spotlight: Bioresorbable vascular scaffolds at forefront of investigation at Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Ellis is interviewed about this a promising new update to stent technology.

Why Stress Tests Could Be More Stressful Than They're Worth

The use of cardiac stress tests have skyrocketed, but Dr. Steven Nissen says they're often unnecessary and can lead to more expensive and riskier procedures.

Reviewed: 07/16