Save the date for Scientific Sessions 2019

We are already making plans for Scientific Sessions 2019 Nov. 16-18, 2019, in Philadelphia. Be sure to mark your calendars so you can join us to learn about all of the new science that will affect your daily work.
Also, check out the dates for AHA/ASA 2019 specialty conferences.

Attendees rack up steps in Walking Challenge

Attendees at Scientific Sessions 2018 tracked their daily steps and watched them feed into a leaderboard, comparing their steps to leading walkers.

Let’s hack

Smart Socks won the first AHA Rise Above Heart Failure Hackathon during Scientific Sessions 2018. Smart Socks and other teams of five were challenged to brainstorm a non-therapy (non-medicine) innovative solution to optimize heart patient care.

HHS releases second edition of Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Q&A with Don Wright, MD, MPH

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
HHS released the federal government’s first science-based recommendations on physical activity to prevent disease and promote health in 2008.

Highlights of the 2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol

The “2018 Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol” is an update to the 2013 guideline on diagnosing, treating, and monitoring high cholesterol.