A crisis in cardiovascular health: What to tell your patients
Heart disease is America’s biggest killer, and it's making a deadly comeback. Here's how you can talk to your patients about preventing heart disease.
Do your patients believe these 7 myths about salt?
Americans are consuming more than the recommended amount of sodium. To address this, physicians need to dispel seven common sodium intake myths.
Ditch juice box, pick up water bottle to boost prevention
New study suggests consuming 100% fruit juices raises all-cause mortality risk. More research is needed on potential harm to the body.
Why your patients should lace up their walking shoes
Turns out older women don’t need to walk to 10,000 steps a day to see a health benefit. Discover how smaller amounts of movement can make a difference.
Put AHA’s new scientific statement on BP measurement into practice
Learn how to improve your practice’s BP-measurement accuracy to help prevent heart attacks and strokes.
What patients don't know about BP, stroke: You might be surprised
High blood pressure is a leading cause of heart attack and stroke, yet more than a third of high-risk U.S. adults believe they have no cause for worry.
4 big ways BP measurement goes wrong, and how to tackle them
When blood pressure measurement is inaccurate, it can lead to incorrect hypertension classification. These are the errors that often occur and how to address them.
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