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ICYMI: Check out this #JACCINT journal scan on sex differences in interventional cardiology: #ACCFIT #ACCWIC

Graphical Abstract c/o @JACCJournals

Pap test, HPV test, or both? You have options when getting regular cervical cancer screening – talk to your doctor to decide what’s best for you: #CancerPreventionMonth

Make heart health a part of your family. Start a conversation with your loved ones about the ways to be heart healthy: #HeartMonth #SundayMotivation

#Teachers: Give your #middleschool and #highschool students the information they need about how #addiction can start with #OperationPrevention’s Virtual Field Trip, #Opioids: Real People. Real Stories. Real Science available on-demand here:

Cannabis (marijuana) and cannabinoids (compounds from the plant) have been studied to relieve cancer nausea and pain, as well as other actions. Here is what is known:

.@billgates breaks down data that suggests making the right investments in Young Africans will shape the future of the entire world.

Cancer screenings check your body for some cancers, or abnormal cells that can lead to cancer, before you have symptoms. The tests you need, and when you need them: #CancerPreventionMonth

Dear Depressed Black Women…I Understand: [] via @PsychCentral

Check the weather, temperature, & wind chill before going outside to shovel snow. Use that information to make decisions on when to shovel & what to wear. Learn more ways to #PrepYourHealth for #winter weather: #WeekendWisdom

From keeping warm to safe #snow shoveling, use these health tips when dealing with a #winter storm:

ACC President Dr. @mikevalentineMD announced that @MedAxiom is joining the ACC family during this week’s #CVSummit. Learn more:

‘The Big Bang Theory’s’ Mayim Bialik on Getting Help for Depression: [] via @esperanzaMag

How reformulating oxycontin may have led to increased #hepatitisc infections @RANDCorporation

Cancer treatments can be expensive. Some patients skip treatments to save money, but at what cost to their health? #financialtoxicity

Looking for ways to support your child as they move through the teenage years and into adulthood? A new guide from @TeenHealthGov, produced in partnership with @JohnsHopkinsSPH, can help:

We're showing our appreciation for cardiac rehab specialists all month long with a special membership offer. #ACCCVT #CRWeek19 #cvRehab

Stress is part of life, but too much stress can be harmful for your health. This weekend, use these tips to reduce stress and manage your mental health: #SaturdayMotivation

On 2/14, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted 2 requests—one by the U.S. House of Representatives & the other by state attorneys general in #Colorado, #Iowa, #Michigan, and #Nevada—to intervene in the ongoing #Texas v. Azar litigation. #keithitcoming

John Spertus, MD, MPH, FAHA won the Distinguished Scientist Award at #AHA18. Read a brief interview about his career and success from #AHAEarlyCareerBlogger @TharshyP: @UMKCmedschool @MidAmericaHeart

What you put in your shopping cart can be the key to a healthy heart! 🍅🥕 🥦 🍎 🍊 If you're looking to swap out some items with healthier options, use this grocery list as a guide: #HeartMonth #SaturdayMotivation

Though we gathered this list for the holiday season, these resources can be accessed all year. If you are struggling, there's help out there. 💚

Having trouble starting an exercise routine? This weekend, find some simple ways to fit physical activity into your life: #HeartMonth #SaturdayMotivation

Governor from @LA_ACC, Dr. @SangeetaCardsMD, shares details about the Young Scholars Program focused on engaging youth in cardiology, including attending #ACC19 in New Orleans next month.

We all have a stake in the health and well-being of the poorest. When we invest in global health, we save lives, which benefits us all.

Many people with cancer feel sad. They feel a sense of loss of their health, and the life they had before they learned they had the disease. This is a normal response to any serious illness. But if sadness gets stronger, it may be depression. Learn more:

Colorectal cancer is preventable! Screening tests can find precancerous polyps so they can be removed before they turn into cancer. If you’re 50 to 75 years old, don’t wait - get screened: #CancerPreventionMonth

The five seconds it takes to send or read a text message is long enough to cover a football field while driving at 55 mph. If you're traveling by car this #PresidentsDay weekend, keep your eyes off your phone and on the road.

“We can’t do this alone. Executing our Strategic Plan and seeing the impact by 2023 requires College-wide alignment.” @TimAttebery @DickKovacs #ACCBOG

BOG Chair-Elect @KhandelwalMD leads interactive kick off to #ACCBOG meeting alongside BOG Chair @apmille1 discussing what keeps members up at night in regard to their relationship with their health care system.

Is #thiamine an important nutrient to consider in treatment of #CongestiveHeartFailure? Read #AHAEarlyCareerBlogger @OAmidiMD discuss why it should be instituted into daily practice:

#ACCBOG Chair @apmille1 addresses how the College & #ACCChapters will tackle one of the biggest issues facing CV professionals: work-life balance. #ACCLeadershipForum

Today is the day Sacramento! Race packet pickup and on-site registration begins at 7:30 AM! See you there! #sacramento #undyrunwalk #runforcolons

National Children’s Dental Health Month deserves to be celebrated — decorations included. Help set the tone this month with print-ready waiting room posters made specifically for you. #TinyTeeth #NCDHM

Visit NCI Visuals Online, our online photo gallery, to view and download free images about the people and science behind cancer research.

Adult acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes too many lymphocytes (a type of white blood cell):

The keys to cervical cancer prevention? Education, vaccination, and screening (blog): #CancerPreventionMonth

The administration and Congress have been chipping away at pre-existing patient protection. They’re not stopping – neither are we. Learn why we’re working together to #DefendPreEx, so women can get the health care they need. #GoRedForWomen

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