People with severe but stable heart disease from clogged arteries may have less chest pain if they get a procedure to improve blood flow rather than just giving medicines a chance to help, but it won’t cut their risk of having a heart attack or dying over the following few years, a big federally funded study found.

Think about the last time you took your child or adolescent to the doctor. Do you recall the care provider discussing transition of care? The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that healthcare providers begin discussing the transition of healthcare with their patients around age 12.