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Dec 06, 2013, 04:16 ET

Spirit of the Heart Brings Free Heart Screenings to Brooklyn, NY

Association of Black Cardiologists, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration and Bridge Street AME Church brings Awareness Campaign to Brooklyn,...

Oct 31, 2013, 15:40 ET

Association of Black Cardiologists Brings Free Spirit of the Heart Screenings and Awareness to Baltimore, MD

Spirit of the Heart aims to Reduce Heart Disease Death Rate in Baltimore, MD  The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) is teaming with...

Sep 27, 2012, 08:40 ET
Spirit of the Heart Tour Brings Community Forums and Free Heart Health Screenings to Texas.  (PRNewsFoto/Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. and American College of Cardiology)

Spirit of the Heart Tour Brings Community Forums and Free Heart Health Screenings to Texas

 The Association of Black Cardiologists and the American College of Cardiology announced today a special three-city tour in Texas called...

Apr 14, 2008, 01:00 ET

Spirit of the Heart: Preventing Cardiovascular Disease: A Community Call to Action

CHICAGO, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. (ABC) will team up with African American churches in the Chicago...

Jan 24, 2008, 00:00 ET

African Americans Should Not Stop Taking Vytorin or Zetia Without Consulting Their Healthcare Providers

ATLANTA, Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent release of the ENHANCE study of Vytorin and Zetia has drawn considerable media attention, but...

Nov 09, 2006, 00:00 ET

The Nation's Leading Black Cardiovascular Specialists to Convene in Chicago on November 11th for the Eleventh Congress on the Treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases

ATLANTA, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc., (ABC), the nation's premiere medical association dedicated to...

Dec 08, 2005, 00:00 ET

ABC's Continuing Medical Education Program Receives Exemplary Accreditation Status

ATLANTA, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. (ABC) was recently granted Accreditation with Commendation and a six...

Apr 29, 2005, 01:00 ET

New Review Article Published in The Digest Of Urban Cardiology Confirms Safety and Efficacy of Currently Available Statins

ATLANTA, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly published review of general statin use reveals that the currently available options in this class of...

Nov 09, 2004, 00:00 ET

Association Of Black Cardiologists Makes Important Contribution To Pivotal Study On Statins In African Americans

ATLANTA, Ga., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- New clinical trial results were announced today for the first-ever large-scale, prospective trial...

Nov 08, 2004, 00:00 ET

First Heart Failure Study in African Americans Shows 43 Percent Improvement in Survival

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the African American Heart Failure Trial (A-HeFT) to be presented today at the American Heart...

Jul 31, 2003, 01:00 ET

Maya Angelou Promotes Cardiovascular Health in African American Women

ATLANTA, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 40 percent of African American women die from cardiovascular disease, and all are at a higher risk than...

Feb 04, 2002, 00:00 ET

Lack of Awareness of Type 2 Diabetes and Heart Disease Poses Threat Within Ethnic Communities

ATLANTA, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new survey released today by the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC), more than 40 percent...

Jul 24, 2001, 01:00 ET

Association of Black Cardiologists Joins Forces with Novartis to Combat Heart Disease, Nation's Leading Killer of African Americans

ATLANTA, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) has launched "Children Should Know Their Grandparents: A Guide To...

Mar 17, 2000, 00:00 ET
Nov 10, 1999, 00:00 ET

New Antihypertensive Medication Survey Reveals That Nearly 19 Million Hypertensive Patients May Have Significant Drug-Tolerability Problems

ATLANTA, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, a national antihypertensive medication survey released in a symposium sponsored by the Association of...

Jan 20, 1998, 00:00 ET

Major Hypertensive Study Initiated in African Americans

ATLANTA, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) today announced initiation of the first, multi-center clinical...

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