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Featured topics and Editors' Picks from all of ACC's JACC Journals.

Journal of the American College of Cardiology
HCHS/SOL Cohort Study Provides Crucial Insights into CVD in Hispanic/Latino Populations

The multicenter Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS SOL), initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in 2006, is the largest and most comprehensive, longitudinal community-based cohort study to date of diverse Hispanic/Latino persons in the U.S. Current findings from the main study and from some of the numerous ancillary studies, along with a description of the objectives of the study, were published in JACC.

Journal of the American College of Cardiology
National Data Suggest "Leaky Pipeline" For Women, Minorities in Pediatric Cardiology

National data suggest persistent disparities in women and underrepresented minorities in medicine (URMM) in pediatric cardiology programs in the U.S., according to a study published in JACC.

Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Dapagliflozin in Black and White Patients With HF: Analysis of the DAPA-HF and DELIVER Trials

The absolute benefits of the SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin is greater in Black patients in part due to having a higher incidence and prevalence of heart failure (HF), but the relative benefits are consistent in both Black and White patients, according to a study published in JACC: Heart Failure.

Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Moderate Exercise Safe For People With Muscle Pain From Statins

Statin therapy does not exacerbate muscle injury, pain or fatigue in people engaging in moderate-intensity exercise, such as walking, according to a study published in JACC.

Journal of the American College of Cardiology
JACC State-of-the-Art Review Unpacks Social Determinants of CV Health, Identifies Key Strategies to Attain Equity in Care

Addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) is a key step in achieving equity in cardiovascular care, requiring investment by health systems, locally tailored plans and resources, and SDOH data "to anticipate patient needs and close care gaps," according to a JACC State-of-the-Art Review.

Clinical Topics: Cardiovascular Care Team, Dyslipidemia, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Nonstatins, Novel Agents, Statins, Acute Heart Failure

Keywords: ACC Publications, Cardiology Magazine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Heart Disease Risk Factors, Hispanic Americans, Obesity, Fellowships and Scholarships, Leadership, Workforce, Cardiology, Faculty, Cultural Diversity, Social Inclusion, Health Equity, Myalgia, Myalgia, Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors, Economic Status, Built Environment, Heart Failure, Sodium-Glucose Transporter 2 Inhibitors, Stroke Volume, Stroke Volume, Ventricular Dysfunction, Left

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