Women and Special Populations

INVESTED Results

Principal Investigator Orly Vardeny, PharmD, MS summarizes the results of the INVESTED trial.

Structural Racism and Health Equity Language Guide

The American Heart Association strives to use consistent language, and has developed a reference guide of terms related to structural racism and health equity.

Science News

Considerations for Cardiovascular Genetic and Genomic Research With Marginalized Racial and Ethnic Groups and Indigenous Peoples
Breastfeeding in the First Days of Life Is Associated With Lower Blood Pressure at 3 Years of Age
Primary Care of Adult Patients After Stroke
Socioeconomic Burden of Rising Methamphetamine-Associated Heart Failure Hospitalizations in California From 2008 to 2018
Impact of Genetic Testing for Cardiomyopathy on Emotional Well-Being and Family Dynamics: A Study of Parents and Adolescents

Journals

Paucity of Coronary Artery Calcium Research in Low‐Middle Income Countries: A Call to Action
Trends in Cardiovascular Mortality Related to Atrial Fibrillation in the United States, 2011 to 2018
Health Equity
Disparity in the Setting of Incident Heart Failure Diagnosis
At Preeclampsia Diagnosis, Total Cell‐Free DNA Concentration is Elevated and Correlates With Disease Severity

Continuing Education

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