American College of Cardiology

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) was formed in 1949 by 14 cardiologists. Today, ACC has 37,000 members representing numerous countries and the USA. ACC sponsors symposiums, produces current medical trends in cardiology, provides on-line news releases and supports professionals by providing consultations and certification education. ACC's breadth and scope includes all heart-related medical issues.

Address
Heart House
2400 N St. NW
Washington, DC 20037
E-mail
afullmer@acc.org
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Study challenges concept of 'healthy' obesity

Obese individuals who have no signs of cardiovascular disease show a much higher prevalence of early plaque buildup in the arteries compared to healthy normal weight individuals, according to a study published ...

Apr 30, 2014
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Efforts to curb hospital readmissions take center stage

Strategies aimed at reducing the number of patients with heart failure and other cardiovascular conditions who find themselves back in the hospital after discharge were identified in six new studies presented at the American ...

Mar 31, 2014
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