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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Physical activity may ward off heart damage

Physical activity can lower the risk of heart damage in middle-aged and older adults and reduce the levels of heart damage in people who are obese, according to research published today in JACC: Heart Failure.

Apr 24, 2017
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Requirements for AEDs in US schools need improvement

Automated external defibrillators are associated with increased survival of sudden cardiac arrest when installed in schools, yet only 17 out of 50 U.S. states require AED installation in at least some of their schools, according ...

Mar 27, 2017
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