Mayo researchers earn NIH award to study use of genetic risk scores for heart disease in diverse populations

In recognition of their high impact work of advancing the field of genetic risk profiling for disease risk stratification, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Mayo Clinic researchers, Iftikhar Kullo, M.D. and Richard Sharp Ph.D., part of $…

American Heart Association issues call to action to prevent venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients

Statement Highlights:  The projected annual cost of preventable hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism (VTE) is $ 7 billion to $ 10 billion per year. Most estimates place the US annual incidence of diagnosed VTE in adults at 1 to 2 per 1000…

American Heart Association condemns ongoing attempts by the Trump Administration to strike down the Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26, 2020 – The Trump Administration filed its brief in the health care lawsuit before the Supreme Court, asking the justices to strike down the entirety of the Affordable Care Act. The American Heart Association, the world’s… Advisories…

American Heart Association and American Medical Association urge broader adoption of self-measured blood pressure monitoring

Statement Highlights: Self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) monitoring at home or in a non-clinic setting is an evidence-based approach for hypertension diagnosis and treatment. Adding SMBP monitoring to BP measurement in the office is cost-effective… Advisories & Comments – American Heart…

The 18th U.S. Surgeon General and American Heart Association board member, Dr. Regina Benjamin joins National Newspaper Publishers Coronavirus Pandemic Task Force

DALLAS, May 22, 2020 — Regina Benjamin, M.D., MBA, 18th U.S. surgeon general and member of the American Heart Association’s National Board of Directors joins the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Coronavirus Pandemic Task Force … COVID-19 – American Heart…

AMA, national coalition announce campaign with ESSENCE to advocate for heart health with Black women

CHICAGO  – The American Medical Association (AMA), along with a coalition of national physician organizations and heart health experts, today announced a new campaign with ESSENCE aimed at partnering with Black women to improve their heart health and be… COVID-19…

Joint statement on health equity, social justice and civil unrest from the Association of Black Cardiologists, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology

Dear Members, Friends and Concerned Citizens,   The Association of Black Cardiologists and our cardiovascular partners know that these are difficult and disturbing times for you, your families, patients and our communities.  We know that at the forefront… Advisories &…

Georgia’s Heart Transplant Story: A journey of perseverance | Boston Children’s Hospital

Boston Children’s Hospital SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of…

12 scientific teams redefining fast-tracked heart and brain health research related to COVID-19

COVID-19 – American Heart Association BREAKING NEWS: American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) works hard to supply much needed assistance to consumers who are looking for a way to cut costs on prescription drug ,medical and life insurance cost Due…

American Heart Association urges patients to quickly call 911 for chest pain or heart symptoms

Circulation Journal Report AHA COVID-19 Newsroom   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4 a.m. CT/5 a.m. ET, Saturday, May 2, 2020   DALLAS, May 2, 2020 — American Heart Association volunteer experts issued Temporary Emergency Guidance to STEMI Systems of Care… COVID-19…

The 18th U.S. Surgeon General and American Heart Association board member, Dr. Regina Benjamin joins National Newspaper Publishers Coronavirus Pandemic Task Force

DALLAS, May 22, 2020 — Regina Benjamin, M.D., MBA, 18th U.S. surgeon general and member of the American Heart Association’s National Board of Directors joins the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Coronavirus Pandemic Task Force … COVID-19 – American Heart…

James Ellis tells us his child’s story – while Henry is undergoing heart surgery.

Ronald McDonald House Charities UK BREAKING NEWS: Charles Myrick,President/CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc. (a.k.a. ACRX) announces the release of 20-80 million ACRX discount prescription cards.ACRX is working hard to supply much needed assistance to uninsured consumers who are looking…

The American Heart Association asks your help to support the 120M people in the U.S. living with cardiovascular disease who may be at higher risk of complications from COVID-19

DALLAS, May 4, 2020 — Tomorrow, on #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of philanthropic action to address the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Heart Association – the leading global public health organization devoted to a world of longer healthier lives – is……

American Heart Association issues call to action to prevent venous thromboembolism in hospitalized patients

Statement Highlights:  The projected annual cost of preventable hospital-acquired venous thromboembolism (VTE) is $ 7 billion to $ 10 billion per year. Most estimates place the US annual incidence of diagnosed VTE in adults at 1 to 2 per 1000…