Ivor J. Benjamin, M.D., FAHA, FACC, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiovascular Center at Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin; President-Elect, American Heart Association, 2017-18 The latest statistics paint an unsettling picture. White Americans survive an average of 78.9 years, while African-Americans live about 75.5 years. High blood pressure, obesity and
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Preview: White children in prosperous neighborhoods are more likely to get bystander CPR than black children in socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods, according to data published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
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Preview: It’s time for the United States to amp up public health policies and resources to address sudden cardiac arrest, based on results of a new study.