Medication adherence rates in U.S. unaffected by interventions according to new article led by FDA and National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention
People not taking prescribed medications is a major reason that heart disease and stroke persist as the leading cause of death, according to a new Journal of the American College of Cardiology report. The authors found that no single intervention has substantially altered medication adherence rates in the United States, and called for collaborative research to improve medication adherence among cardiovascular disease patients.
FDA and HHS issue new voluntarily guidelines to reduce sodium in processed and commercially prepared food.
The National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention congratulates Dr. Robert Califf on his confirmation as F.D.A. Commissioner.
Stronger Hearts Helpline has made huge strides this past winter and anticipates increased call volume in February. Read more to find out why!
The National Forum's February Action Update includes information about a new Stronger Hearts Helpline partnership, a call for ideas from the American Heart Association, and much more!
The National Forum's January Action Update includes information about our upcoming 14th Annual Meeting and a new tool to aid clinical researchers.
Gary Madden, the director of 211 San Bernardino, reminds the Helpline staff and partners why their work matters.