Cardiovascular Health Promotion in Children: Challenges and Opportunities for 2020 and Beyond A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association

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  author={Julia Steinberger and Stephen R. Daniels and Nancy Hagberg and Carmen R. Isasi and Aaron S. Kelly and Donald M. Lloyd‐Jones and Russell R. Pate and Charlotte A Pratt and Christina M. Shay and Jeffrey A. Towbin and Elaine M. Urbina and Linda V Van Horn and Justin P. Zachariah},
This document provides a pediatric-focused companion to “Defining and Setting National Goals for Cardiovascular Health Promotion and Disease Reduction: The American Heart Association’s Strategic Impact Goal Through 2020 and Beyond,” focused on cardiovascular health promotion and disease reduction in adults and children. The principles detailed in the document reflect the American Heart Association’s new dynamic and proactive goal to promote cardiovascular health throughout the life course. The… 

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