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Member meeting: Vote requested to adopt new strategic focus

John Clymer

July 27, 2015

Posted in: Blog

Please join the Board of Directors in a virtual meeting on Tuesday, August 4 at Noon EDT for a discussion and vote on the National Forum’s strategic priorities.

Statement on FDA Approval of Praluent® (alirocumab) Injection

National Forum

July 24, 2015

Posted in: News Releases

Praluent® (alirocumab) Injection today to help reduce low density lipoprotein (LDL-C) or “bad” cholesterol in certain people whose high LDL-C levels put them at risk of heart attack or stroke.

CDC announces Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program awardees

Barbara Bowman

Barbara Bowman, PhD

July 24, 2015

Posted in: Blog

CDC recently announced $33.7 million in awards to nine state health departments to support the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program (PCNASP).

Stronger Hearts Helpline Partner Update: July 2015

National Forum

July 9, 2015

Posted in: Newsletters

The July Stronger Hearts Helpline Partner Update welcomes two new members Stronger Hearts Helpline team, Debbie Martinez and Amaka Uche.

Statement on FDA approval of Entresto

National Forum

July 8, 2015

Posted in: News Releases

As an organization dedicated to improving cardiovascular health, the National Forum is excited that the FDA approved Entresto ™ (sacubitril/valsartan) as it has the potential to reduce heart failure mortality in the U.S.

Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge Champions explain how they improved patients' blood pressure

John Clymer

July 2, 2015

Posted in: Blog

Million Hearts® named 30 clinicians and their teams Hypertension Challenge Champions in March of 2015. All those awarded this honor achieved blood pressure control for at least 70% of their patients.

LinkPad: The Post-BIO 2015 Wrap Up

National Forum

June 19, 2015

Posted in: In the News

LillyPad, an official blog of Eli Lilly and Company, quoted the National Forum's Executive Director John Clymer, on their post about about the 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, Penn.

National Forum applauds FDA on action to rid foods of trans fats

John Clymer

June 18, 2015

Posted in: Blog

Partially hydrogenated oils, also known as Trans fats, have long been an enemy to heart health. Research has shown for some time now that trans fats contribute to cardiovascular disease by raising “bad” cholesterol while simultaneously lowering “good” cholesterol.

Drug pricing drives debates at BIO convention

National Forum

June 17, 2015

Posted in: In the News

Medical Marketing & Media highlighted the National Forum's Executive Director John Clymer's views on patient engagement during the 2015 BiO International Convention in Philadelphia, Penn. 

Statement to the FDA's June 10, 2015 Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee

John Clymer

June 10, 2015

Posted in: News Releases

The National Forum is encouraged by the efficacy data from recent PCSK9 inhibitor trials.

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