Wednesday 22 Oct 2014

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American Heart Association president details heart failure history, urges more research and innovation

Researchers and healthcare professionals must find new ways to build on scientific successes to combat the growing worldwide epidemic of heart failure, American Heart Association President Mariell Jessup, M.D., said during her Presidential Address. In her address to gathered scientists, […]

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Doctors’ advice on the latest prevention guidelines

The new prevention guidelines released by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology provide the best practices for your healthcare providers. What’s the most important thing for


Heart disease survivor’s journey to the Affordable Care Act

Vance Lobe’s first heart attack in 2009 left him feeling like a lucky guy. Even though the pain was so intense it seemed like an alien was popping out

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Scholarship working to close diversity shortage gap in medicine

Nefertiti Clavon struggles to keep up with rising tuition costs and other college expenses. “There were times I felt I was going to have to leave school because of

More than 1 in 4 deaths from cardiovascular diseases could be prevented

More than 1 in 4 deaths from cardiovascular diseases could be prevented with lifestyle changes or medical treatment, according to a government report. Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1