American Journal of Cardiology

The American Journal of Cardiology is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of cardiology and general cardiovascular disease. The journal s editor-in-chief is William C. Roberts. It is situated in the second half of the top 20 cardiovascular disease journals ranked by impact factor. Its impact factor in 2010 was 3.680. It supersedes the Transactions of the American College of Cardiology which was published from 1951 to 1957 and the Bulletin of the American College of Cardiology, but it should not be confused with the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Publisher
Elsevier
History
1958–present
Impact factor
3.680 (2010)

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Women with HTN, diabetes less likely to use alternative Rx

(HealthDay)—Women with hypertension and diabetes are less likely to consult with a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioner and to self-prescribe CAM, according to a study published in the June 15 issue ...

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One-third of people believe alcohol is heart-healthy

(HealthDay)—Approximately one-third of the public believes alcohol is heart-healthy, according to a study published in the Aug. 15 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology.

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