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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.
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.
Cardiovascular Health in African Americans
10/23/2017 | Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality in African Americans. Life expectancy is about 3.4 years shorter in African Americans than whites and CVD has been estimated to explain about 30-40% of the difference in mortality
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.
Meta-Analyses & Qualitative Systematic Reviews of Cardiac Prev & Trmt Studies
08/07/2017 | A meta-analysis is a type of systematic review which pools the results of several studies to quantify outcomes of a given treatment, intervention, or effect.
Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease
06/15/2017 | Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of mortality in the United States and globally. For more than half of a century, the American Heart Association has recommended reducing saturated fat intake to reduce CVD risk.