This 2-page fact sheet outlines the highlights from the 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol.
This 5-page fact sheet includes key statistics about heart disease, stroke, other cardiovascular diseases, and their risk factors, plus other commonly-cited statistics about the American Heart Association’s research program.
This 2-page fact sheet outlines the highlights from the 2017 Guideline.
A person’s race or ethnicity shouldn’t put them more at risk for having heart disease or stroke, but unfortunately, it is one factor that affects a person’s likeliness of suffering a heart attack or stroke and chances of survival if they do.
In order to accurately measure Americans’ cardiovascular health and monitor progress toward the 2020 goal, the American Heart Association (AHA) for the first time defined “ideal cardiovascular health.” AHA defines it as the absence of disease and the presence of seven key health factors and behaviors that we call “Life’s Simple 7.” Below are the
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Summaries of key information about topics related to Centers mission and focus areas Health Policy Fact Sheets These fact sheets highlight key issues related to the AHA’s advocacy efforts for improvements to cardiovascular disease prevention, care, and research at the local, state, and national levels. View Advocacy Fact Sheets Highlights from the 2018 Guideline