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Welcome to the Check. Change. Control. Leadership Community,where our mission is to help13.4million 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.
A new study published in JAMA Dermatology finds that patients with moderate and severe psoriasis have an increased risk for uncontrolled high blood pressure, compared with patients who do not have psoriasis. Posted on Medical News Today on October 16, 2014.
People who visited their doctor at least twice a year were 3.2 times more likely to keep their blood pressure under control than those who saw their doctor once a year or less, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. Posted by AHA on October 20, 2014
Huffington Post Healthy Living blog post by AHA's CEO, Nancy Brown, features Larry Sadwin, a former national board chairman for the AHA and heart patient. Posted by the Huffington Post on October 13, 2014.
A new analysis of past clinical trials using garlic supplements against high blood pressure finds a modest benefit, but researchers urge longer, more rigorous studies to assess the popular alternative “treatment.” Posted by Fox News on October 2, 2014.
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