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American Heart Association Receives Multi-Year Grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation

  The American Heart Association Receives A $1.7 million Multi-Year Grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation To Improve Access and Outcomes for Vunerable Populations in Baltimore Initiative focuses on improving patient transitions between primary and specialty care for populations affected by stroke, atrial-fibrillation and venous thromboembolism. Baltimore, MD, March 29, 2018 —The American Heart Association announced

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Stroke Research Funding Announcement for North Carolina

North Carolina’s application to support the first statewide study of comprehensive post-stroke treatment has been selected for funding by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).  This grant will bring $14 million (over five years) to North Carolina to examine whether stroke survivors’ daily functioning and quality of life can be improved and family caregiver stress

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Resources to understanding the four guidelines

Some of you may have heard of our joint effort with the American College of Cardiology to publish four guidelines on CVD and stroke prevention and treatment (Lifestyle, Obesity, Cholesterol, and Risk Assessment). These guidelines are an excellent example of our ability to save and improve lives in communities across the country, and I’d like

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New heart disease and stroke prevention guidelines released | blog.heart.org

New heart disease and stroke prevention guidelines released | blog.heart.org There has been significant media coverage this week about the release of four new cardiovascular prevention guidelines.  These critically important documents are basically best practices for healthcare providers across the nation.  At both the June and October AHA National Board of Directors meetings, there were

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Update from MAA Board President, Dr. Wayne Rosamond

Dr. Friends of Heart, Heart health and healthy lifestyle habits begin in childhood, yet 1 in 3 American kids and teens are overweight or obese. In fact, research shows that more and more children aged 12-15 have arteries similar to those of a 45-year-old.   The current generation of kids could be the first in American

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Proud to welcome our latest set of new but talented employees. From Left to Right (front and back): Brad Weisberg, SEA Lawyers Have Heart, Arlington, VA, Kelly Straub, Director, Heart Chase, Norfolk, VA, Dionne Wheeler, Director, Multi-Cultural, Richmond, VA, Jodi Sauritch, Director YM, Montgomery, MD, Sharon Sturkie, Dir Heart Walk, Greensboro, NC, Lori Gainey, Coordinator Heart Walk,