hidden Tracking Efforts to Move More and Sit Less: All Hands on Deck

Tracking Efforts to Move More and Sit Less: All Hands on Deck

Author: Laurie Whitsel, PhD, Vice President of Policy Research and Translation, American Heart Association

Preview: Given the compelling data on physical activity’s impressive contributions to health, it’s even more critical that public health efforts support our population in moving more and sitting less.

hidden What You Need to Know About the New Prevention Guidelines

What You Need to Know About the New Prevention Guidelines

Author: Penny M. Kris-Etherton, Distinguished Professor of Nutrition, The Pennsylvania State University, Ph.D., R.D.N., L.D.N., FAHA, FNLA, FASN, CLS

Preview: The most important way to prevent cardiovascular disease is through a healthy lifestyle throughout life. That’s a key message of new guidelines on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, released today by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology.

hidden For Rural U.S. Residents, More Is Often Less When It Comes to Health

For Rural U.S. Residents, More Is Often Less When It Comes to Health

Getting all Americans healthy — regardless of their race/ethnicity, income, education or geography — is a lofty goal. But our attention, our resources and, most importantly, our actions are needed now more than ever. Although obesity has historically hit upper socioeconomic classes obesity harder, that reality has changed. The previous effects of poverty — including