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Hands-Only CPR training kiosks are as effective as classroom setting for learning CPR skills according to new research
People who learn Hands-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Hands-Only CPR) using a five-minute, kiosk-based program performed CPR as well as those who attended a 30-minute, facilitator-led training session, according to new research by the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, published today in Annals of Emergency Medicine.
American Heart Association calls for adoption of the newly released U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition
CHICAGO, November 12, 2018 - American Heart Association President Ivor Benjamin, M.D. FAHA, issued the following comments on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans released at...
American Heart Association’s prize goes to Nashville scientist for findings that ‘changed the direction’ of high blood pressure research
The American Heart Association awarded its Basic Research Prize for 2018 to David G. Harrison, M.D., of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, for “lasting contributions that changed the direction of research in hypertension and its complications.”
American Heart Association Chairman’s Award for 2018 presented to ‘eloquently effective champion' of AHA programs
The American Heart Association (AHA) presented its Chairman’s Award for 2018 saluting excellence in volunteer service to Mary Ann Bauman, M.D., of Seattle, Washington, “for contributions to this Association that are remarkable in their breadth and depth.”
American Heart Association council honors New York cardiologist for important contributions in the field of ischemic heart disease
The American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology presented its James B. Herrick Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cardiology to Judith S. Hochman, M.D., of New York University School of Medicine in New York City, “for her important contributions in the field of ischemic heart disease throughout a distinguished career.”