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2013-08-21 23:29:02

SHAPE applauds the American College of Cardiology's decision to appoint Dr. Fuster to be the next editor-in-chief of the JACC, its acclaimed peer-reviewed publication. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) is pleased to congratulate Dr. Valentin Fuster, renowned cardiologist and scientific investigator, on being named the next editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). He will succeed the...

2013-08-10 23:02:31

It's tragic that all Americans can't benefit from such life-saving screening tests because most insurance companies do not pay for it. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 10, 2013 The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) congratulates President Bush on his return to good health after undergoing surgery to treat a blocked coronary artery using a stent. This procedure is called a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Also to be recognized is the President's...

2013-07-29 23:21:33

The resolution (HR 1359) is intended to rally broad support from all segments of the Texas community to raise awareness of the significant role that elevated blood pressure (hypertension) plays in cardiovascular disease including sudden death from heart attacks and stroke. Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 A Resolution to establish Texas Blood Pressure Day as an annual event each September 1st was passed by the Texas Legislature to raise public awareness of the importance of knowing your...

2013-05-27 23:00:05

On May 10, the SHAPE II Task Force met to participate in scientific updates and to hear presentations by Matthew J. Budoff, MD and J. David Spence, MD. HOUSTON, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 The mission of the Society for Heart Attack Prevention & Eradication (SHAPE) is to eradicate heart attacks and stroke by championing new strategies for prevention while advancing the scientific quest for a cure. To help fulfill its mission, SHAPE has embarked on a series of scientific conferences...

2013-05-16 23:29:55

Sign up to play in this popular annual event being held on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 This annual event, also known as the Guy P. Fernandez Memorial Golf Tournament, will be held at the Mountain Branch Golf Club in Joppa, Harford County, Maryland. The golf course is a regional favorite and rated as a “must-play” by Washington Golf Monthly, the Washington Times and Mid-Atlantic Golfer. With engaging landscape architecture featuring split...

2013-02-08 23:00:10

The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) (http://www.shapesociety.org) promotes public awareness for early detection of heart attacks and stroke by introducing the Valentie a fashionable red tie with a stylistic heart motif that is indicative of SHAPE's healthy heart mission. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 The Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) (http://www.shapesociety.org), a nonprofit organization that promotes public awareness and...

2011-02-09 00:01:31

SHAPE today urged journalists working on American Heart Month stories to update their advice for how apparently healthy individuals can discover hidden heart attack risk. SHAPE encourages physicians to implement screening for subclinical (asymptomatic) atherosclerosis (cholesterol plaque build-up) in men age 45 and older, and women age 55 and older who are at risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. SHAPE recommends two scientifically proven non-invasive atherosclerosis tests:...


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