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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition
11/12/2018 | The American Heart Association is adopting the 2018 physical activity guidelines published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which were announced on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at the American Heart Association?s flagship meeting Scientific Sessions.
Use of Risk Assessment Tools to Guide Decision-Making in Primary Prev of ASCVD
11/10/2018 | This AHA/ACC special report serves as a companion to the 2018 Cholesterol Clinical Practice Guidelines and 2017 Hypertension Clinical Practice Guidelines.
2018 Cholesterol Management Guideline
11/10/2018 | The 2018 guideline addresses the practical management of patients with high blood cholesterol and related disorders.
Science News (Scientific Sessions) 2018
11/10/2018 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2018. Nov. 10-12, 2018 in Chicago, Ill.
Science News (Hypertension Scientific Sessions)
09/06/2018 | Science News analysis, interviews and presentations from the Council on Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2018 conference in Chicago, Illinois.
Additional Perspective on NSAIDs and Patients with CVD Who May be Using Aspirin
06/25/2018 | A recent study suggests that NSAIDs may not interfere with the cardiac benefits of aspirin. Those are the widely reported top-line results of the latest post hoc analysis of the PRECISION trial, originally published in 2016 and reported at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions that year.
Public Comment Period for Key Data Elements and Definitions for TTE
06/05/2018 | Accepted June 5-July 5, 2018 -- The ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Data Standards would like to invite you to participate in the review of the draft version of the 2018 ACC/AHA/ASE Key Data Elements and Definitions for Transthoracic Echocardiography. This document aims to provide a standardized set of data elements and definition specific to Transthoracic Echocardiography.
Promoting Risk Identification and Reduction of Cardiovascular Disease in Women
05/10/2018 | The majority of women consider their Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OB/GYN) as their primary care physician, especially during childbearing years. Annual well woman visits provide the perfect opportunity to evaluate a woman?s cardiovascular risks.