The American Heart Association announces EmPOWERED to Serve™Urban Health Accelerator grant recipients.
Almost all employees (96%) agree that mental health is as important as physical health, according to a nationwide survey commissioned by the American Heart Association CEO Roundtable.
A routine visit to the doctor’s office typically results in a single blood pressure measurement. But for people on the verge of being diagnosed with high blood pressure, or hypertension, visits usually involve several additional checks at the office, along with a recommendation of having more taken at home. But how many?
Fluctuations in weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and/or blood sugar levels in otherwise healthy people may be associated with a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and death from any cause compared to people with more stable readings, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
Black patients hospitalized for heart attacks continue to receive different medical treatment than white patients, according to a new study that explored whether previously reported racial differences in care have faded.
While the U.S. cigarette smoking rate has declined dramatically since it its peak in the mid 1960s, rates remain high among some groups.
Men and women with high blood pressure reduced the need for antihypertensive medications within 16 weeks after making lifestyle changes, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Joint Hypertension 2018 Scientific Sessions, an annual conference focused on recent advances in hypertension research.
Getting people to exercise isn’t as easy as dangling money in front of them like a carrot in front of a hungry horse. It turns out it’s better to show them the money, and then threaten to take it away.
When it comes to physical activity, experts say more movement is great – but more movement with greater intensity is best. But not all fitness and activity trackers have been able to emphasize the difference. Now, a redesign of Google Fit launched Tuesday will be able to do just that.
Treatments that restore blood flow to the lower limbs of people with a serious circulation condition may be cheaper and associated with longer survival, than amputation according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.