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Bystander CPR
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return to work

In Denmark, more bystanders performing CPR contributed to more cardiac arrest survivors returning to work.

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By acting F.A.S.T., she rewrote her family’s story


Anne Dailey saw how a stroke ruined her grandmother’s life. So when Dailey realized she was having a stroke, a swift response led to a great outcome.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

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Hunter Wood’s attentiveness to his congenital heart defect helped him recognize when a secondary procedure was required. His twin sister, Lauren-Frances, witnessed the endeavor firsthand and it inspired her to be part of the American Heart Association’s Sweetheart program in Central Arkansas.

Learn more about Hunter’s story

Teaching Gardens on FOX News











Fox will feature the American Heart Association Teaching Gardens during ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ and other hit shows starting Sunday.

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Jump Rope for Heart: Brian Lackey













Eleven-year-old Bran Lackey was born with a serious heart defect but it hasn’t stopped him from jumping his way to raising more than $80,000.

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Stories from the Heart: Brianne Cassidy









Brianne Cassidy spent her first 24 years being shy and anxious. Then came a life-threatening stroke. Since recovering, her personality has changed for the better: “I really like myself more now.”

Read Cassidy's story

Traumatic events threaten women's heart health



Traumatic events
threaten women’s
heart health

Traumatic life events such as losing a child or a spouse increased the chances of a heart attack by more than 65 percent among middle-aged and older women.

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Know the Heart Attack and Stroke Warning Signs

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A thank you to volunteers

Thanks to the commitment, talent and passion of American Heart Association volunteers, people are living healthier and lowering their chances of heart disease and stroke.

The AHA extends a thank you for seeing the bright future ahead.

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