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Study Highlights Even moderate depressive symptoms may raise the risk of hospitalization or death in black heart failure patients. Black heart failure patients with worsening symptoms of depression over 3 months had a 33 percent higher risk of dying...
Statement Highlight: For the first time, the American Heart Association has made recommendations for treating people older than 40 with congenital heart disease.
Washington, D.C., April 16, 2015 — American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS), released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The survey revealed that...
American Heart Association releases new recommendations for designing, measuring and recognizing Comprehensive Workplace Wellness Programs
The American Heart Association (AHA) released new recommendations today to address gaps in common standards around comprehensive workplace wellness programs (CWWPs). The recommendations improve the design, measurement and recognition of CWWPs, and, if adopted by employers, could significantly impact efforts to improve the cardiovascular health of the American workforce.
American Heart Association’s Hands-Only CPR Campaign Helps Save Lives with Support from Anthem Foundation
(DALLAS, April 7, 2015) – For the past three years, the American Heart Association and Anthem Foundation have been working to educate millions of Americans about Hands-Only CPR. The campaign and mobile tour have educated over three million consumers in the lifesaving skill with the goal of preparing people to save the lives of perfect strangers…or those they love most. For Anthem’s Jerry Kertesz, VP of National Accounts, it was the latter.