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Huffington Post - Nancy Brown



A monthlong celebration of our yearlong devotion

Nancy takes a look back at American Heart Month 2015, four weeks of appreciating the people who are helping save and improves lives in the fight against cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown's latest column

Mrs East Coast International











The reigning Mrs. East Coast International made heart disease her platform, working to educate women about heart health.

Read more about Deanna Linz

Healthy Rewards











Customers making strides towards a healthy lifestyle can see the discounts add up at the cash register at a growing number of pharmacies.

Read more about customer rewards

Poor response may indicate blocked arteries



Poor response
may indicate
blocked arteries

Patients whose bad cholesterol levels don’t respond to cholesterol-lowering statin drugs may have more artery blockages.

Read more about statins and blocked arteries

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Sean Maloney was poised to run Intel until a stroke claimed his ability to speak and more. With the same determination that propelled his career, he’s made an amazing recovery - as evidenced by his upcoming bike ride across the country benefitting the American Heart Association.


Read Sean's Story

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Struggling patients
with heart failure
hospitalized more

Heart failure patients who struggled doing everyday tasks were more likely to be hospitalized and die early.

Read more about heart failure

California bill to ban tobacco in MLB parks



California bill
to ban tobacco
at MLB parks

New legislation introduced Tuesday in California would ban the use of tobacco at all Major League Baseball parks — ballplayers included.

Read more about baseball and tobacco

Warning Signs

Know the Heart Attack and Stroke Warning Signs

If you or someone else is experiencing these warning signs of heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest, call 9-1-1 right away.

Featured Videos

Together to End Stroke finishes up second year

Year two of the Together to End Stroke initiative – begun to boost awareness and save lives -- is in the books.

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Interactive Library

Interactive Cardiovascular Library

Visit our Interactive Cardiovascular Library for animations that help explain high blood pressure and many other cardiovascular diseases.

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