Grants Awarded from the Cardizem Settlement Fund

• Consumers Union of U.S., Inc. ($131,000) to popularize and communicate nationally developed, evidence-based guidelines to consumers for clinical preventive services for heart and vascular diseases.

• Visiting Nurse Associations of America. ($131,000) to expand the Heart Failure section of its Chronic Conditions Clearinghouse to include best practices and education on hypertension and angina for home healthcare clinicians and patients with coronary artery spasms.