American Heart Association


Studies highlight need to prioritize value in health care

Improving quality and value in health care for patients with cardiovascular disease requires a systemic approach that incorporates components including the patient voice, equity across all populations and effective deployment ...


Analysis finds multiple social disadvantages magnify stroke risk

Having more social disadvantages can nearly triple your risk of stroke, particularly if you are under the age of 75, according to new research published today in Stroke, a journal of the American Stroke Association, a division ...


Housing conditions affect cardiovascular health risks

People who are homeless may experience 60-70% higher rates of cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks, strokes and heart failure, compared to the general population, according to a study cited in "The Importance of Housing ...

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