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Welcome to the Check. Change. Control. Leadership Community, where our mission is to help 13.4 million more Americans take control of their high blood pressure by 2020.

We've brought together leaders across the healthcare, pharmaceutical, device, retail, and technology industries, along with key players in community health, to work together to propose solutions to one of our nation's most threatening health emergencies.

By participating in this community with your ideas, expertise, and commitment to helping more Americans control their blood pressure, you are helping the American Heart Association, the American Stroke Association and all of our partners take an important step closer to success.


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Posted by AHA News on October 10, 2016. Four common blood pressure medications may impact mood disorders such as depression or bipolar disorder, according to a new study. “Mental health is under-recognized in hypertension clinical practice, and the possible impact of antihypertensive drugs on mental health is an area that physicians should be ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 11, 2016 3:06 PM CDT
Posted by AHA News on October 10, 2016. High blood pressure is associated with an increased risk of cognitive impairment later in life, according to a new American Heart Association statement. Published in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, the statement is based on multiple studies and explains how high blood pressure ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 11, 2016 3:00 PM CDT
Article posted by ESPN on October 3, 2016. PLAYA VISTA, Calif. -- On Saturday, the NBPA held a screening in the weight room of the Los Angeles Clippers' practice facility, administering EKGs and blood pressure tests, echocardiograms, a consultation with multiple physicians and cardiologists, and orthopedic evaluations to more than 40 former ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 5, 2016 11:52 AM CDT
Consumer Reports article outlines steps to lower your risk of heart attack, stroke, and much more.  Posted on September 29, 2016. If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, lowering it to a healthy level has been proven to reduce your risk of a litany of health problems, including heart attack, stroke, and kidney damage. Yet, of the 75 million ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Oct 3, 2016 11:52 AM CDT
Posted by the New York Times on September 29, 2016. Increasing numbers of children have high blood pressure, largely as a consequence of their obesity. A growing body of evidence suggests that high blood pressure may impair children’s cognitive skills, reducing their ability to remember, pay attention and organize facts. In the most comprehensive ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Sep 30, 2016 9:57 AM CDT
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