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2018 World Heart Day: Research for Healthier Hearts

Knowing about risk factors and also what contributes to a healthy heart can help to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). Coronary heart disease-related deaths declined by more than 20% between 1990-2000, but it remains the world’s leading cause of death. Researchers believe increased awareness and access to evidence-based treatment and affordable drugs can lead to a greater reduction in cardiovascular disease.

All articles in this collection are FREE to read until November 1 2018, and always available at subscribing institutions. The Annual Review of Public Health is open access, thanks to support provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Knowing about risk factors and also what contributes to a healthy heart can help to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD). Coronary heart disease-related deaths declined by more than 20% between 1990-2000, but it remains the world’s leading cause of death. Researchers believe increased awareness and access to evidence-based treatment and affordable drugs can lead to a greater reduction in cardiovascular disease.

Read this collection of expert reviews of recent research from Annual Reviews to learn more about new directions for research and public health programs, and current understanding of risk factors. Also, discover articles covering the real-world significance of the research from Knowable Magazine.

All articles in this collection are FREE to read until November 1, and always available at subscribing institutions. The Annual Review of Public Health is open access, thanks to support provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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