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Action Update: June 2017

National Forum

June 19, 2017

Posted in: Newsletters

In this month's Action Update, we welcome our newest board members, Drs. Jay Bhatt, and Celeste Phillip. National Forum members urge Congress to support NCCDPHP, and more. 

National Forum Mid-year virtual meeting

National Forum

June 13, 2017

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Action Update: May 2017

National Forum

May 30, 2017

Posted in: Newsletters

May is National Stroke Awareness, National High Blood Pressure Education and National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. May also recognizes Women’s Health Week, National Cycling Day and World Hypertension Day. 

World Hypertension Day social media post reaches 1.1 million.

National Forum

May 19, 2017

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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.

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