American Heart Association

Bajo guías nuevas, más pacientes que sufren ataque cerebral son elegibles para tratamientos críticos

Por AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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Según nuevas guías de práctica clínica de la American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, un número mayor de pacientes será elegibles para dos tratamientos críticos que han demostrado reducen discapacidad.

Las pautas que se emitieron el miércoles tratan sobre el ataque cerebral isquémico agudo, el […]

January 24th, 2018|Categories: Health, Non Featured, Noticias en Español|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Bajo guías nuevas, más pacientes que sufren ataque cerebral son elegibles para tratamientos críticos

Small town hit by tornado stays in fight against heart disease

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

A year and a half after a deadly tornado in Washington, Illinois, destroyed homes, tore up roads and displaced families, the town has rallied to rebuild — and to give back.

This spring, residents raised more than $50,000 to fight heart disease.

Yet back on Nov. 17, […]

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Sugary drinks debate heads to Washington

The debate over sugar-loaded drinks and obesity is headed to Washington, as part of legislation introduced to tax manufacturers for every teaspoon of sugar in beverages.

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), who has said she doesn’t expect her bill to even come up for a vote, hopes the proposal she […]

State initiatives and recent developments involving sugar-sweetened beverages

Some state initiatives and recent developments involving sugar-sweetened beverages:

The California Senate in early June passed a “Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Safety Warning Act,” which would require a warning label on bottles and cans of sugar-sweetened drinks sold in the state that contain 75 calories or more per 12 fluid ounces.
The Los […]