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Tanya thought Ken was going to die -- in front of their five kids. But then she started doing CPR in an effort to save her husband, yet another moving example of why the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association exist: Life is why. 
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Sugary drinks debate moves to Washington

The debate over sugar-loaded drinks and obesity is headed to Washington, as part of legislation introduced to tax manufacturers for every teaspoon of sugar in beverages. The bill is unlikely to come up for a vote, but is expected to spur conversation about the issue. FULL STORY

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TeleStroke units improve stroke care in underserved area


Telemedicine improved and sustained high-quality stroke care in rural Germany for patients without prompt access to specialized stroke units. FULL STORY

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On Facebook, there are pictures of 16-year-old Chase Morris playing tennis, hanging out with pals and dressed up for a formal event. In May 2013, Chase’s days of making memories ended because of sudden cardiac arrest. Now his family is devoted to helping others avoid their pain. FULL STORY

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Exercise may protect older women from irregular heartbeat

Despite earlier research suggestions, strenuous physical activity doesn’t raise atrial fibrillation risk in older women. They can reduce the risk of developing a life-threatening irregular heartbeat by doing more high-intensity physical activity.
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Rhys Winchester has interests, ideas and dreams that are typical of any 10-year-old. But the stroke she suffered before she was born -- and how she has handled herself since -- illustrate her unique perseverance and strength. FULL STORY

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From Pain Points to Point-of-Need Health care

Read the latest post from the American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown's Huffington Post Blog. READ MORE

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10-year-old defies expectations despite early stroke

Rhys Winchester suffered a stroke before she was born. How she has handled herself since illustrates her unique perseverance and strength. Today, she and her parents want people to be aware that a stroke can happen at any age.

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