American College of Cardiology

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) was formed in 1949 by 14 cardiologists. Today, ACC has 37,000 members representing numerous countries and the USA. ACC sponsors symposiums, produces current medical trends in cardiology, provides on-line news releases and supports professionals by providing consultations and certification education. ACC's breadth and scope includes all heart-related medical issues.

Address
Heart House 2400 N St. NW Washington, DC 20037
E-mail
afullmer@acc.org
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Pregnancy associated with increased risk of heart attack

Although acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is rare in women of child-bearing age, pregnancy can increase a woman's risk of heart attack 3- to 4-fold, according to a study published in the July 15, 2008, issue of the Journal ...

dateJul 07, 2008 in Other
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