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2018 Acute Ischemic Stroke Guidelines
01/24/2018 | Stroke is the second-leading cause of death in the world and a leading cause of adult disability, with ischemic strokes accounting for about 87% of all strokes.
Childhood and Adolescent Adversity and Cardiometabolic Health Outcomes
12/18/2017 | Substantial evidence links childhood adversity to cardiometabolic disease later in the life-course, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes mellitus, and stroke, which are three of the top ten causes of mortality in the U.S.
Video Series: Clinical Strategies for the 2017 Hypertension Guidelines
11/13/2017 | This hypertension video series is a companion resource for the 2017 Hypertension Clinical Guidelines.
Science News (Scientific Sessions)
11/11/2017 | Science News coverage of selected presentations and interviews from AHA's Scientific Sessions 2017. Nov. 11-16, 2017 in Anaheim, California.
Meditation and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
09/28/2017 | Despite advances in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is still a leading cause of morbidity and mortality.
Science News (Hypertension) 2017
09/14/2017 | Science News analysis, interviews and presentations from the Council on Hypertension Scientific Sessions 2017 conference in San Francisco, Calif.
Defining Optimal Brain Health in Adults
09/07/2017 | Healthy cognitive functioning is an important part of aging and predicts quality of life, functional independence, and risk of institutionalization.