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A new scientific statement says patients should clearly understand why their physician has recommended a heart imaging test and the benefits and risks, including those related to radiation exposure. FULL STORY
Read the latest post from the American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown's Huffington Post Blog.
International leaders are being urged to recognize the global threat of cardiovascular disease and prioritize healthier environments where people work, live and play. FULL STORY
Corporate sponsorships have long been synonymous with NASCAR. But increasingly, nonprofit causes are also finding a place. FULL STORY
When Karla Manley learned she needed surgery for Transposition of the Great Arteries she was very emotional. But she had a huge group of people who cared. Her husband, her family and friends were beside her the whole way. Life is Why. Support is Why. WATCH VIDEO
Employers are using workplace health screenings as a tool to create a culture of “wellness” – and to potentially rein in costs. FULL STORY
Tawnya Reynolds was a cardiac rehab nurse – not a patient. Then cardiac arrest caused her to collapse in her yard. Luckily, her CPR-trained husband Billy was there to revive her. She’s since had implanted a device that helps regulate her heartbeat. She calls it “Little Billy,” and it’s been there when she’s needed it, too. FULL STORY
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