- Written by Steve Weiss Steve Weiss
- Published: 18 October 2019 18 October 2019
Washington, DC - Hundreds of cardiovascular disease patients, survivors, caregivers, researchers and others from across the country descended on Washington, D.C. this week to ask their elected representatives to “pave the path forward” for policies that lead to longer, healthier lives.
- Written by Paige Ward Paige Ward
- Published: 30 September 2019 30 September 2019
Dallas, Texas - Veterans with specific mental health disorders – depression , psychosis and bipolar disorder – had an increased risk of heart attack, stroke and death from cardiovascular disease, according to new research published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal.
Arm cuff blood pressure measurements may fall short for predicting heart disease risk in some people
- Written by AHA AHA
- Published: 10 September 2019 10 September 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana - A measurement of central blood pressure in people with difficult-to-treat high blood pressure could help reduce risk of heart disease better than traditional arm cuff readings for some patients, according to preliminary research presented at the American Heart Association’s Hypertension 2019 Scientific Sessions.
- Written by YNN YNN
- Published: 24 September 2019 24 September 2019
Phoenix, Arizona - The Arizona Department of Health Services has received a $10.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration at the US Department of Health and Human Services, to enhance efforts to improve health outcomes for all women in Arizona. Arizona is one of only nine states awarded this competitive federal grant and will receive $2.1 million a year for the next five years.
- Written by YNN YNN
- Published: 30 August 2019 30 August 2019
Washington, DC - As of August 27, 2019, health departments from 25 states have reported 215 possible cases of pulmonary illnesses from users of e-cigarette products, resulting in one death, and additional reports are under investigation. HHS Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement: