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.

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Study finds childhood stress impacts adult health

A 45-year study of nearly 7,000 people born in a single week in Great Britain in 1958 found psychological distress in childhood—even when conditions improved in adulthood—was associated with higher risk for heart disease ...

Sep 28, 2015
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Sex does not increase heart attack risk

Sex is rarely the cause of a heart attack, and most heart disease patients are safe to resume sexual activity after a heart attack, according to a research letter published today in the Journal of the American College of ...

Sep 21, 2015
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