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COVID-19 Professional Resources
The AHA is working to ensure optimal care for patients with cardiovascular disease who contract coronavirus (COVID-19...
AHA Journals This Week | July 6, 2020
07/06/2020 | AHA Journals This Week July 6, 2020
STROKE | Editor's Picks | July 2020
07/06/2020 | Stroke Editor's Picks for July 2020

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QCOR 2020 Science News
05/15/2020 | Science News from Quality of Care and Outcomes Research (QCOR) 2020 Scientific Sessions | May, 15-16 2020 | Reston, VA
Science News for Vascular Discovery 2020
05/05/2020 | Selected science results and PI video interviews from Vascular Discovery 2020, a virtual conference.
Science News from ACC 2020
03/28/2020 | AHA's coverage of selected important scientific trials from ACC.20, a virtual conference held March 28-30, 2020.
Epi Lifestyle 2020 Science News
03/03/2020 | AHA Science News: Exclusive interviews, study results and more from Epidemiology and Prevention/Lifestyle 2020 Scientific Sessions in Pho...
ISC 2020 Science News
02/18/2020 | AHA's Science News for ISC 2020 in Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 19-21, 2020. See in-depth interviews and a deep-dive look into important late-br...

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Guidelines in a New Era for Cardiac Amyloidosis
06/01/2020 | Author: Daniel P. Judge, MD | Remarkable progress in both the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of cardiac amyloid...
Promoting eating self-regulation to reduce obesity risk: The role of caregivers
05/11/2020 | Author: Tracey Ledoux, PhD, RD, FAND | Nearly 20% of youth have an obese weight status putting them at increased risk...
Saving the Heart and Lives of Mothers: Management of CVD in Pregnancy and Beyond
05/04/2020 | Author: Erin D. Michos, MD, MHS | In 2018, there were 17.4 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births or approximately 7...
Family Caregivers for Persons with HF: Opportunities to Improve Outcomes for Bot
04/30/2020 | Author: Sandra B. Dunbar, RN, PhD, FAAN, FAHA, FPCNA | Heart Failure (HF) is a cardiovascular condition that continue...
Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the Care of Patients with HF
04/30/2020 | Author: Edward P. Havranek, MD | It has long been understood that the social structures we live in contribute to the ...

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VICTORIA | Paul W Armstrong, MD

Investigator Paul W. Armstrong, MD summarizes the results of the VICTORIA trial which he presented virtually during ACC 2020. VICTORIA examines the use of vericiguat in patients with HFrEF.
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EPI | Lifestyle 2020 Highlights

Program Co-Chairs Liz Selvin, PhD, MPH, FAHA and Kristie Lancaster, PhD, RD, FAHA review the highlights of the science presented this year during EPI | Lifestyle 2020 in Phoenix.

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ISC 2020 What We Learned

Miguel Perez-Pinzon, PhD, Louise McCullough, MD, PhD, and Tudor Jovin, MD review the big science stories of ISC 2020 in Los Angeles.

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