The American Heart Association issued the following statement in response to the final rule on school nutrition standards issued today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The rule eliminates the final sodium target, decreases the amount of whole grains, and allows 1 percent flavored milk in school meals.
Study Highlights: People who live in neighborhoods with more greenspaces may have better blood vessel health and lower levels of stress, and a lower risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks, strokes and others.
Study Highlights: Amateurs running full-length marathons could be significantly raising levels of several key biomarkers of cardiac strain. Levels of two proteins – troponin I and troponin T– were highest after runners completed a full marathon compared to a half marathon, and a 10K race, as were other biomarkers of cardiac stress.
American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following statement in response to reports that Altria could acquire an ownership stake in Juul Labs.
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. and stroke continues to rank fifth, according to the National Center for Health Statistics Mortality Data Report for 2017.