The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
American Heart Association Blog
Dec 5, 2017
The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, has named attorney M. Lewis Kinard as executive vice president, general counsel and assistant corporate secretary for the organization at its international headquarters[…]Read more...
Dec 4, 2017
American Heart CEO Nancy Brown issued a statement today on the concerns raised about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act approved by the Senate. Among the concerns raised were the proposed repeal of the health insurance mandate, removal of the[…]Read more...
Senate tax bill will deprive more Americans of affordable health care, says 15 patient/consumer groupsDec 4, 2017
Today a group of 15 non-partisan patient and consumer organizations issued a statement on the passage of the Senate Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The patient and consumer community joins members of the provider and insurance communities in raising the[…]Read more...
Higher risk of dying due to heart cell damage without any symptoms occurs during or after non-heart surgeryDec 4, 2017
Study Highlights: One in seven patients 65 or older undergoing non-heart surgery experienced heart cell damage during or after surgery, known as perioperative myocardial injury (PMI). Deaths of patients with PMI were six times higher in the 30 days following[…]Read more...