For the first time in the 50 years that the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has released an annual snapshot of heart disease and stroke statistics in the U.S., the new report adds a global view.
Study Highlight: People who performed at the highest fitness levels on a stress test were projected to have a 20 percent less chance of developing high blood pressure over five years. Embargoed until 3 p.m. CT/4 p.m. ET Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 DALLAS, Dec. 17, 2014 — People with
Washington, D.C., December 16, 2014 – American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments today on the National Institute on Drug Abuse’s 2014 Monitoring the Future Survey:
Study Highlights Most patients don’t receive counseling about resuming sexual activity after having a heart attack. Often when healthcare providers did counsel about sexual activity, they recommended restrictions that were more conservative than medical guidelines. Embargoed until 3 p.m. CT/4 p.m. ET Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 DALLAS, Dec. 15, 2014
Study Highlights: The risk of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure was significantly higher when menstruation began at age 10 or younger, or age 17 or older. First menstrual cycle at the age of 13 posed the lowest risk of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure. Embargoed until