News About Smoking and Tobacco Products. Current cigarette smokers have a higher risk of bladder cancer than previously reported, and the risk for women is now comparable with that of men, according to a scientific study from the National Cancer Institute.
Best Practices in Primary Care: Dyslipidemia and the Chronic Kidney Disease Patient. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). While the link between CVD and CKD is apparent, primary care providers are not effectively screening and treating patients with renal disease who are at enhanced risk for cardiovascular disease and events.