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Welcome to AHA Science News, your source for the latest science related to epidemiology, prevention, lifestyle and cardiometabolic health from the EPI/Lifestyle 2015 Scientific Sessions.

This year’s science will emphasize the use of new electronic approaches and tools to epidemiologic and behavioral research. Additional focus areas include risk factors, obesity, nutrition, physical activity, genetics, metabolism, biomarkers, subclinical disease, clinical disease, healthy populations, global health, and prevention-oriented clinical trials.


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MP11 - Fitbit: An Accurate and Reliable Device for Wireless Physical Activity Tracking


MP22 - Cardiovascular Health in Young Adulthood and Middle Age is Associated with Cumulative Burden of Morbidity in Older Age


P036 - Medical Advice is Associated with Taking Action to Reduce Sodium Intake, Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System 2013


P083 - Friends Participating in Physical Activity with Obese Youth is Associated with Lower Perceived Barriers to Physical Activity and More Time Spent in Physical Activity





06 - Higher Fitness is Associated with Lower Health Care Costs: The Veterans Exercise Testing Study


09 - HDL That Contains Apolipoprotein C-III is Not Inversely Associated with Risk of Coronary Events: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis


11 - mActive: A Blinded, Randomized mHealth Trial Supporting Digital Tracking and Smart Texting for Promotion of Physical Activity


13 - Relations of Midlife Exercise Blood Pressure, Heart Rate and Fitness to Late Life Brain Structure and Function


P110 - Mean Daily Pedometer Step Count is Associated With Weight Loss


P128 - Walking May Be a Viable Alternative to Recreational Physical Activity for Promoting Physical and Mental Wellbeing Among the Elderly


P158 - Lower Extremity Peripheral Artery Disease and Quality of Life among Older Individuals in the Community: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study


Wednesday's Related Science and Resources





16 - A Pro-Vegetarian Food Pattern and Cardiovascular Mortality in the Epic Study


27 - Poor Adherence to US Dietary Guidelines for Children and Adolescents in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2005-2010 Population


33 - Early Loss of Normal Body Weight in Multiethnic US Populations: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL), Strong Heart Family Study (SHFS), and the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)


MP72 - Habitual Sleep Variability is Associated with Caloric and Food Intake


Thursday's Related Science and Resources





MP79 - Pre-Admission History of Depression and Mortality After Acute Myocardial Infarction


P382 - Fried Food Consumption is Associated with a Higher Risk of Heart Failure among US Male Physicians


47 - Subclinical Atherosclerosis and 20-Year Cognitive Decline: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Neurocognitive Study


50 - Hypertension, Antihypertensive Treatment, Sodium Intake and Cognitive Decline


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