Dallas, Texas - The resources needed to treat fulminant myocarditis – severe, inflammation of the heart that develops rapidly – are outlined in a new Scientific Statement (Statement) from the American Heart Association on how best to reduce fatalities from this rare condition. The Statement is published today in the Association’s premier cardiovascular journal Circulation.

Washington, DC - CDC announced the updated number of hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) cases* and EVALI deaths.

Scottsdale, Arizona - Avocado has soared in popularity over the past few decades. The U.S. consumed 436 million pounds of the green fruit in 1985. Compare that to the more than 2.4 billion pounds eaten in the U.S. in 2018. Other than being trendy, the avocado gets an 'A' for nutritional benefits.

West Lafayette, Indiana - A person has all the signs of flu: fever, chills, cough, headache and fatigue. But just because the signs are there, it's not a foregone conclusion that flu is the cause as there are other viruses and illnesses with shared symptoms.

Washington, DC - "We believe the American people have a right to know the price of services before they go to visit the doctor." ~ President Donald J. Trump

Dallas, Texas - The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) are recognizing nearly 1,200 physician practices and health systems for taking bold steps to help millions of people lower their blood pressure.