New JACC Webinar Examines Burden of CVD in North America

A new webinar based on the JACC special report, "Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risk Factors," examines cardiovascular disease trends and modifiable risks in North America. Moderated by Gregory A. Roth, MD, MPH, FACC, with expert panelists Michael Brauer, ScD; Frank B. Hu, MD, MPH, PhD; Athena Poppas, MD, MACC; and Janet Wright, MD, FACC, the webinar reviews prevalent modifiable risk factors in North America and answer critical questions related to the implications of these findings on clinical practice, how clinicians can address modifiable risks with patients and considerations for health policy. The webinar is the second in a series developed by JACC, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, and the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Watch the webinar, test your knowledge with a microlesson, and access infographics here.