Our Mission is to Promote the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, including Stroke, in Blacks and other Minorities and to Achieve Health Equity for all through the Elimination of Disparities.

February is American Heart Month

Throughout February, ABC is partnering with the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to raise awareness about heart health and to urge Americans to lower their risk for developing heart disease.

Join the #ourhearts movement!
Our Hearts is an initiative to get people across the country to engage in heart healthy lifestyles together–with their friends, family, coworkers, and others in their community.  Join us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to share your tips, events, photos and stories.


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National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day

Each year, an estimated 25,000 people in the U.S. die from Heart Valve Disease.  ABC has again partnered with the Alliance for Aging Research to bring awareness to those at risk. On February 22, National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day will be celebrated with events and campaigns to spread the word.

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ABC Clinical Trials Network

The ABC Clinical Trials Network (ABC CTN), provides investigators from multiple specialities with unparalleled access to clinical studies of interest while offering industry “one-stop” access to multiple investigators that ascribe to the same standard of clinical trial conduct.

Comprised of investigators from a variety of therapeutic areas, the ABC CTN was developed to serve as a central “wheel hub” to identify and vet clinical trial opportunities, match investigators to trials of interest, and provide some of the infrastructure support that physicians say would be beneficial.

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Are you ready to quit smoking? Join Freedom From Smoking® Plus!

Your free Freedom From Smoking® Plus membership includes:

  • 12 months of unlimited access to the online program, available 24/7 on your smartphone, tablet and computer.
  • Live telephone and chat support from the quit-smoking specialists at the Lung HelpLine
  • Freedom From Smoking online community support.
  • Nine highly-interactive sessions to prepare you for your Quit Day and help you stay smoke free for good
  • Certificate of Completion
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