American Heart Association

Tele-monitoring boosts patient satisfaction among low-income African Americans with heart failure

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Low-income African-American heart failure patients who used an at-home monitoring system found it easy to use and many said it improved their medication compliance, according to research that was published Wednesday on the American Heart Association journal website Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality & Outcomes.
The research was originally scheduled […]

April 29th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Sense of purpose may lower risk of death, heart attack, stroke

Those who possess a low sense of purpose in life are more likely to die or have heart attacks or strokes.

Having a sense of purpose in life is a component of psychological well-being and is linked to finding meaning that aligns with a person’s values and goals, according to […]

March 9th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Sense of purpose may lower risk of death, heart attack, stroke