American Heart Association

Heart disease, stroke death rates vary widely depending on where you live

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The good news is that the death rate from heart disease and stroke in the United States declined 50 percent over the last 35 years, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The bad news is that there are […]

From child of desegregation to head of federal health agency

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

When Dr. Gary Gibbons spoke to thousands earlier this month at the American Heart Association’s annual meeting, his focus was on the promise of precision medicine. But in a quiet corner at the Orlando convention center, he wanted to talk about high blood pressure, a […]

National Institutes of Health’s budget cuts impacting research

Representatives of about 170 research organizations will meet with House and Senate offices in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to urge Congress to invest in the National Institutes of Health for the health and economic security of our nation. The event is called a Rally for Medical Research Hill Day, […]