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Using Real Patient Stories, New PSA Campaign Urges Americans to Bring High Blood Pressure Under Control
New York, NY, November 16, 2017: Today the American Heart Association (AHA), American Stroke Association (ASA), and the American Medical Association (AMA) announced a new public service awareness (PSA) campaign in partnership with the Ad Council. The...
The American Heart Association and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have formed a strategic business relationship to overcome the burden of drug discovery, cost and access.
Shakopee tribe and American Heart Association launch new health initiative with American Indian Cancer Foundation
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) today announced the creation of a $200,000 grant program to support innovative nutrition-based, health-focused advocacy efforts in Native American communities. The American Indian Cancer Foundation (AICAF) will serve as the intermediary partner for the new Fertile Ground Grant Program, administering the program and providing technical assistance to grantees.
Study Highlight: Intensive treatment of gum disease, or periodontitis, was associated with a significant decrease in blood pressure among patients at risk for developing high blood pressure in this Chinese study.
ANAHEIM, California, Nov. 14, 2017 — Older women who don’t get enough sleep were more likely to have poor cardiovascular health, according to preliminary research presented at the...