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Stopping the Spread of Infectious Diseases: It’s flu season!
Getting the flu (Influenza) puts you at risk for serious illness, especially if you are age 65 or older, younger than age 2, pregnant or have a chronic health condition such as heart disease. Flu-related illness may also increase the risk of heart attack. Prevention is the best way to protect yourself and others.Learn More
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The ABC Updates its CV DIBS Rankings
As part of its commitment to diversity in the workforce, the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. (ABC), seeks to provide insight into cardiovascular (CV) training programs in the US. The Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Scorecard (DIBS), launched in November, 2020, is designed to understand and rank the diversity in CV academic training programs. This article updates the next phase of the initiative.Read More
We Are The Faces of Black Maternal Health
Leading Black Cardiologists and medical professionals share their professional and personal experience with Black Maternal mortality and morbidity – the health of women during preconception, pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum – as well as the impact it has on families.
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ABC Clinical Research Network
Comprised of investigators from a variety of therapeutic areas, the ABC CRN 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.Find out more
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