American Heart Association

Prevention drives volunteer leader’s efforts

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The concept of prevention enticed David Goff, M.D., Ph.D., early in his medical career.

“When I was in my first couple years of medical school, I learned a lot about the causes of heart disease,” said Goff, director of the Division of Cardiovascular Sciences at the […]

AHA receives Million Hearts funding

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The federal government will help fund the American Heart Association’s participation in an initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.

Called Million Hearts, the campaign was launched in 2011 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Centers for Disease […]

October 1st, 2015|Categories: Blog, High Blood Pressure|Tags: |Comments Off on AHA receives Million Hearts funding

A Million Hearts reaches halfway mark

A Million Hearts, a federal collaboration to prevent 1 million strokes and heart attacks by 2017, is at its halfway mark. And while organizers said Tuesday there are many shining examples of innovative prevention programs across the country, they also rallied for more public-private partnerships.

“Small, smart sustained actions can […]