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Department of Human and Health Solutions Million Hearts initiative, the Association of Black Cardiologists, the American Society of Hypertension, the American Kidney Fund, and the Institute for Health insurance and Productivity Management. The campaign also offers two nationwide sponsors that are committed to helping resolve this public health problem: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.. American Heart Association, American Stoke Association to collaborate on nationwide campaign The American Medical Group Association announced today that the American Heart Association and American Stoke Association will collaborate on Measure Up/Pressure Down, a national campaign to improve high blood pressure prevention, detection and control, spearheaded by the American Medical Group Base , AMGA's non-profit research and education arm.Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D., of Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., presented the article at a JAMA mass media briefing in New York. ‘A scientific consensus is normally emerging that the origins of adult disease tend to be discovered among developmental and biological disruptions occurring through the early years of existence,’ writes Dr. Shonkoff and colleagues. ‘In this article, we explore the scientific validity of the proposition that reducing significant disadvantage early in life could be a powerful strategy for reducing the population-level burden of chronic morbidity and premature death.’ The authors assert that the advertising of health and avoidance of disease in adults should begin in the first years of lifestyle.