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Even as heart disease and stroke deaths continue a steady decline, more Americans are dying from high blood pressure-related causes.
The clock ticks and the days pass as Ginger Zimmerman waits for a new heart.
ability to balance
and brain health
Struggling to stand on one leg for less than 20 seconds was linked to an increased risk for stroke, small blood vessel damage in the brain and reduced cognitive function.
from the Heart
As an educator, wife and mom, Patty Lang was all about helping others. Warning strokes didn't slow her. Then came a major stroke that changed everything.
Ohio lawmakers made it easier for schools to open their gymnasiums, pools, playgrounds, running track, athletic fields and other facilities to public use during non-school hours.
Read the latest post from the American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown's Huffington Post Blog.
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