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Built Environment Interventions Increase Physical Activity

John Clymer

May 8, 2017

Posted in: Blog, In the News

The question, “What can a community do to increase physical activity?” is answered by a new recommendation by the Community Preventive Services Task Force. 

World Hypertension Day 2017 | Thunderclap

National Forum

May 1, 2017

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The World Hypertension Day (May 17) Thunderclap will amplify our hypertension detection and risk management message on social media worldwide. The more people who join the Thunderclap, the more people our message will reach. Raise awareness about the “silent killer” by joining the World Hypertension Day 2017 Thunderclap!

Stronger Hearts™ Best Practices Awardees Recognized for Community-Based Programs Addressing Heart Failure Patients

National Forum

March 17, 2017

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The National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention is excited to announce its Stronger Hearts™ Best Practices Awardees. 

Huge Opportunity to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

John Clymer

February 1, 2017

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Huge Opportunity to Prevent Heart Attacks and Strokes

Medication adherence rates in U.S. unaffected by interventions

National Forum

January 23, 2017

Posted in: News Releases

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.

National Forum Chair & Exec. Dir. Applaud Giles’ Appointment to Lead CDC Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Unit

Dave Zook

December 1, 2016

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Statement by Dave Zook and John M. Clymer: 

Podcasts on Policy, Program and System Strategies to Control Hypertension

National Forum

June 28, 2016

Posted in: Blog

National Forum and ASTHO Million Hearts Learning Collaborative Project

Government recommends new sodium levels for foods

National Forum

June 1, 2016

Posted in: News Releases

FDA and HHS issue new voluntarily guidelines to reduce sodium in processed and commercially prepared food. 

National Forum applauds Senate approval of new F.D.A. commissioner

National Forum

February 24, 2016

Posted in: News Releases

The National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention congratulates Dr. Robert Califf on his confirmation as F.D.A. Commissioner.

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