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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.


Latest News

After decades of scientific research into obesity, John Hall knows that the formula for controlling your weight is not simple. He also knows it can be difficult for most people to follow the current diet and exercise strategies.  Posted by AHA on June 30, 2015.    more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jul 2, 2015 9:59 AM CDT
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- Lower systolic blood pressure in patients being treated for hypertension is associated with a reduced risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), according to data from the LIFE study.  Posted by MedPage Today on June 24, 2015.     more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jun 30, 2015 1:49 PM CDT
High doses of isradipine appeared to erase behavioral memories in rats formed by addiction.  Posted by United Press International on June 23, 2015.    more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jun 25, 2015 8:49 AM CDT
MONDAY, June 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Young adults with slightly elevated blood pressure may be at risk of heart problems later in life, according to a new study. Posted by the  US News & World Report.     more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jun 24, 2015 10:29 AM CDT
Almost half a century after rigorous studies showed medicines that lower blood pressureprevent heart attacks, strokes and deaths, researchers still do not know just how low blood pressure should go. More than 58 million Americans take these drugs, but this fundamental question remains unresolved. Posted by the New York Times on June 22, ... more...
Posted by Amy Ciarochi on Leaders Blog Jun 24, 2015 10:20 AM CDT
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