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PCNA Partners with ACC for Joint Symposium on Lifestyle Management as a Key Method for Heart Failure Prevention

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Monday, 04 March 2013 10:00 SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2013 The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) will host a Joint Symposium at the…

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New Drug Could Decrease Hospital Stay for Acute Heart Failure Patients

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Tuesday, 06 November 2012 00:00 LOS ANGELES, November 6, 2012 PCNA urges members to get familiar with new options for AHF patients A new study, the RELAXin in Acute Heart…

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PCNA Responds to DAL Outcomes Trial Presented at AHA Scientific Sessions 2012

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Tuesday, 06 November 2012 00:00 LOS ANGELES, November 6, 2012 Nurse practitioners should not lose focus on lowering LDL A new study released yesterday at the American Heart Association Scientific…

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Study Reveals Hypertension Likely to Go Undiagnosed in Young Adults

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Tuesday, 06 November 2012 00:00 LOS ANGELES, November 6, 2012 PCNA urges all health care professionals to identify CVD risk factors A new study released today at the American Heart…

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New Trial Suggests Patients Are More Likely to Take Multiple Heart Medications if Combined in One Pill

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Monday, 05 November 2012 00:00 LOS ANGELES, November 5, 2012 PCNA urges nurses to find new ways to effectively support patient compliance to medical therapies for CVD risk reduction A…

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HPS2-Thrive Study Proves No Benefit From Adding Extended Release Niacin in Patients with Pre-Existing Cardiovascular Disease

By PCNA | November 25, 2013

Saturday, 09 March 2013 13:12 SAN FRANCISCO, March 9, 2013 A new study, HPS2-THRIVE, presented at the ACC 2013 Scientific Session in San Francisco reveals that the addition of extended…

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FDA Takes First Step Towards Eliminating Trans Fats in Processed Foods

By PCNA | November 22, 2013

Friday, 08 November 2013 13:44   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FDA TAKES FIRST STEP TOWARDS ELIMINATING TRANS FATS IN PROCESSED FOODS MADISON, Wis. (November 8, 2013)–Yesterday the FDA announced its preliminary…

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AHA and ACC Publish 2013 Prevention Guidelines

By PCNA | November 22, 2013

Monday, 11 November 2013 14:28   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AHA AND ACC PUBLISH 2013 PREVENTION GUIDELINES MADISON, Wis. (November 12, 2013)–This afternoon, the American Heart Association and American College of…

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