- Following a detailed scientific review, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has taken action to remove artificial trans fats in processed foods. The measure is expected to prevent thousands of heart attacks each year.
- New CDC research reveals that a majority of commercial, packaged toddler foods, as well as snacks for both babies and toddlers, are high in sodium content or contain added sugars.
- A new report [PDF-4M] issued in support of Million Hearts® highlights health plans and physician practices nationwide that have achieved excellent results in cardiovascular care, including high rates of hypertension control, cholesterol management and smoking cessation.
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Million Hearts® is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017. Million Hearts® brings together communities, health systems, nonprofit organizations, federal agencies, and private-sector partners from across the country to fight heart disease and stroke.
What is Your Risk?
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is proud to join forces with Million Hearts® to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Watch the Videos
Watch the announcement about the Million Hearts® initiative and hear personal stories about heart disease and stroke prevention.
Learn About Partners
Partners from across the public and private health sectors, including federal agencies; doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals; private insurers; businesses; health advocacy groups; and community organizations, will support Million Hearts® through a wide range of activities.
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