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New Guidelines for Heart Attack Treatment

Sep 23, 2014
Revised guidelines help ensure that patients receive the best possible care based on the latest research and evidence.

Living with Atrial Fibrillation Event in Columbus, Ohio

Sep 22, 2014
This series of live educational programs provides educational and peer-support resources on AFib for patients and caregivers.

Living with Chronic Angina Event in Columbus, Ohio

Sep 22, 2014
This series of live educational programs provides educational and peer-support resources on chronic angina for patients and caregivers.

Managing Cholesterol for a Healthy Heart Event in Miami

Sep 22, 2014
This live educational program provides educational and peer-support resources on managing and preventing high cholesterol for patients and caregivers.

Building a Healthy Future for Children with Diabetes

Sep 19, 2014
A new scientific statement outlines steps to help diabetic children reduce risk for heart disease later in life.

New Heart Failure Drug Cuts Risk of Death by 20%

Sep 19, 2014
A new combination drug safely improves outcomes for heart failure patients, finds study.

Obesity Increases Heart Failure Risk, Even at Young Age

Sep 19, 2014
First study of its kind shows how obesity damages the heart, no matter a person's age.

Preventing Sudden Cardiac Death in Young Adults

Sep 19, 2014
A recent scientific statement weighed the pros and cons of using tests in healthy individuals between 12-25 years old.

Healthy Lifestyle Lowers Heart Disease Risk

Sep 12, 2014
Simple choices you make in your daily life have a big impact on heart disease risk, finds study.

Aspirin Offers Safe, Affordable Option to Prevent Blood Clots

Sep 12, 2014
A new study confirms that aspirin is a safe and effective treatment for patients with a history of venous thromboembolism.

U.S. Hospitals Fall Short in Stroke Treatment

Sep 12, 2014
Few stroke patients receive optimal care, according to 2011 data from U.S. hospitals.

Fatty Acids in Nuts and Seeds Protect the Heart

Sep 12, 2014
Replacing meats and dairy products with nuts and seeds helps reduce risk for heart disease, finds study.

New Insight Into Weight Loss in Heart Failure Patients

Sep 09, 2014
We may be one step closer to preventing weight loss in heart failure patients, thanks to a recent study.

Exercise Offsets AFib Risk in Obese Women

Sep 09, 2014
Exercise helps protect older women from an abnormal heartbeat, finds study.

Exercise Cuts Heart Failure Risk in Half

Sep 09, 2014
Staying active drastically reduces risk for developing heart failure, according to a large Swedish study.

Cholesterol Screenings Uncommon in Children

Sep 09, 2014
Few children were screened for cholesterol before the recommendation of universal screenings during adolescence, released in 2011.

Support From Friends and Family Wards Off Stroke

Sep 08, 2014
New study finds a link between stroke risk and the size of one’s social network.

Weight Watchers and Atkins Equally as Effective

Sep 05, 2014
There’s little difference between trademarked diet programs, finds new study.

Less Educated Smokers Have Greatest Stroke Risk

Sep 05, 2014
Traditional risk factors for stroke are especially dangerous in poorly educated adults, finds study.

Belly Fat Increases Risk for High Blood Pressure

Sep 03, 2014
Where people carry extra weight can impact their risk for high blood pressure, finds new study.

Enter the "I am CardioSmart" Patient Contest

Sep 02, 2014

Tell us how you are living well with heart disease for a chance to win a trip to San Diego, CA.

Coca-Cola Family Track Walk in Richmond, VA

Aug 29, 2014
A fellow of the American College of Cardiology will be at Richmond International Raceway on Sept. 6 to share tips on heart health and the benefits of an active lifestyle.

Heart Group Says E-Cigarettes Require Strict Regulation

Aug 28, 2014
Electronic cigarettes should be included in smoke-free air laws, according to the American Heart Association.

Comprehensive Testing Helps Predict Stroke Risk

Aug 26, 2014
Study finds that a comprehensive group of common heart tests may better estimate stroke risk in patients.

Estimated 40% of Americans to Develop Diabetes in Their Lifetime

Aug 26, 2014
Diabetes is much more common than it was decades ago, leaving experts to estimate that two in five U.S. adults will develop the disease.