Tag Archives: Heart Disease Prevention
The American Heart Association just concluded its annual “Scientific Sessions” conference, where heart experts gather to discuss and share findings about the latest treatments, procedures and studies about heart health and heart disease prevention.
It is estimated that greater than 80 per cent of men and women over age 50 have arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries with cholesterol containing plaque).
By RON WINSLOW
Wall Street Journal
In a shift of emphasis in the battle against cardiovascular disease, the American Heart Association is urging people to embrace prevention rather than just try to avoid risks long associated with the world’s leading killer.
Even With Heart Disease Awareness on the Rise, Prevention Remains Critically Important for American Women
The Heart Truth campaign urges women to take action
In recognition of American Heart Month, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and its heart disease awareness campaign—The Heart Truth— is reminding all American women that heart disease prevention remains critically important, despite that fact that awareness is at an all time high. More women [...]