Press Releases

2016

Control Is Their Goal: Million Hearts® Recognizes the 2015 Hypertension Control Champions
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, May 2016

2015

Million Hearts® Launches Annual Blood Pressure Control Challenge
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 2015

New Affordable Care Act Payment Model Seeks to Reduce Cardiovascular Diseaseexternal icon
Department of Health and Human Services, May 2015

Million Hearts® Recognizes 2014 Hypertension Control Champions 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, February 2015

2014

CDC Report Finds Sodium Consumption High Among U.S. Children 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 2014

Million Hearts® Launches Challenge to Recognize Success in Blood Pressure Control 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 2014

HHS Launches Challenge to Improve Hypertension Through Health IT: ONC and Million Hearts® Challenge Looks to Develop New Clinical Decision Support Toolsexternal icon
Department of Health and Human Services, July 2014

Million Hearts® and EatingWell Magazine Launch Heart-healthy Nutrition Resource 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, June 2014

CDC and Million Hearts® Recognize 2013 Hypertension Control Champions 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, February 2014

Reducing Sodium in Restaurant Foods Is an Opportunity for Choice 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, January 2014

2013

Million Hearts® Releases New Spanish-Language Resources on Heart Health 
La campaña Million Hearts® publica nuevos recursos en español sobre la salud del corazón 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, February 2013

Winner of Million Hearts® Risk Check Challenge Competition Announcedexternal icon
Department of Health and Human Services, February 2013

Statement from Secretary Sebelius on American Heart Monthexternal icon
Department of Health and Human Services, February 2013

African Americans in Alabama Get Help to Fight Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke external icon
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, January 2013

2012

Million Hearts® Launches New Educational Program to Improve Americans’ Blood Pressure Control 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, September 2012

HHS Seeks New Apps to Help Consumers Determine, Reduce Heart Risk external icon
Department of Health and Human Services, July 2012

Surgeon General Releases New Report on Youth Smoking external icon
Department of Health and Human Services, March 2012

HHS Selects Winners of Heart Health Apps Challenge external icon
Department of Health and Human Services, March 2012

FDA Expands Advice on Statin Risk external icon
Food and Drug Administration, February 2012

Nine in 10 U.S. Adults Get Too Much Sodium Every Day 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, February 2012

2011

New Million Hearts® Tools Announced by Partners 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, November 2011

Medicare Expands Coverage of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Services external icon
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, November 2011

New Public-Private Sector Initiative Aims to Prevent 1 Million Heart Attacks and Strokes in Five Years external icon
Department of Health and Human Services, September 2011

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