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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...
Quest Diagnostics to accelerate cardiovascular disease biomarker discovery as part of One Brave Idea™ initiative to end coronary heart disease
Developing novel approaches to understand cardiovascular health and pre-disease is the cornerstone strategy of One Brave Idea™, a research initiative led by Dr. Calum MacRae, vice chair for Scientific Innovation in the department of Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
American Heart Association looks beyond heart disease and stroke to improve overall health and well-being globally
DALLAS, Nov. 11, 2018 — As heart disease and stroke continue to claim more lives worldwide than all other causes, the American Heart Association is boldly growing beyond borders and its core business to advance health and well-being across the globe....
Research teams from Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Stanford University School of Medicine, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center selected to study healthy brain aging, better treatments for neurodegenerative diseases
SEATTLE and DALLAS, November 9, 2018 — Could our blood hold the molecular secrets to a fountain of youth, preventing age-related brain disorders? Are brain aging and Alzheimer’s disease caused by a failure of interconnected systems in our bodies,...