eCARDIO Hub Monthly News & Updates
The NMC Alliance is thrilled to introduce the electronic Clearinghouse for Articles, Research, Data, Insights, and Outcomes (eCARDIO) Hub. This new, free resource is intended to serve as an interactive central repository for individuals and organizations focused on the cardiovascular health of minority populations.
Updates on the Hub
This newsletter contains select updates from the Hub that discuss recent research and articles on minority cardiovascular health.
Trends in the Prevalence of Self-reported Heart Failure
by Race/Ethnicity and Age From 2001 to 2016
Recent national heart failure (HF) trends show increasing disparities between White and Black Americans. Effective prevention efforts must be taken to improve outcomes.

Occupational Exposures and Cardiac Structure and Function: ECHO‐SOL (Echocardiographic Study of Latinos)
Occupational factors such as exposure to dangerous chemicals and metals adversely impact cardiac function. This study explores these occupational risks in the Hispanic/Latino population.

American Indian Alcohol Use from a Sex-Specific Wellness Approach: Exploring Its Associated Physical, Behavioral, and Mental Risk and Protective Factors
American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) mortality causes such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes can be attributed to alcohol use. This article explores alcohol use as a contributing factor to several chronic conditions.

Anti-Asian Xenophobia and Asian
American COVID-19 Disparities
Asian American populations and subgroups continue to be affected by the COVID-19 virus and xenophobia. Data collection and reporting are important to address health disparities and provide support to underserved Asian Americans.

Upcoming Events
Have you registered yet? Our 3rd annual Town Hall event is this Thursday on October 22, 2020 at 1:15 - 4:30 PM E.T. Join us as panelists and speakers share new information and insights around minority cardiovascular health. For more information on topics, you can view the agenda here.
Mark your calendars for the 15th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress on October 21-24th, 2020! Register here.
Submit Your Content

We invite you to submit your work and any relevant content to the eCARDIO Hub! We are still growing and adding new articles every day. In addition, you can submit your organization's profile and check out other profiles already added in related fields.
NMC Alliance Mission

Together, we are working to better understand the similarities and uniquenesses of genetics, culture, and socioeconomic status, in order to prevent, diagnose, and treat disease and manage the health of African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian/Pacific Islander and Native American populations.
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