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American Heart Association translates lifesaving and training information on the web into eight languages: Arabic, English, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish.
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The combination of colder temperatures and physical exertion increases the workload on the heart.
Read more about cold and exertion
Reauthorization of the 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act this year will involve debate about food served at school.
Read more about the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act
After nine months on the transplant wait list, American Heart Association volunteer Ginger Zimmerman has a new heart. Zimmerman has shared her story throughout the transplant process.
Read more about Ginger Zimmerman
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How long cholesterol is elevated – even if only mildly elevated –affects the risk of heart attack.
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Active, fit and 23, nursing assistant Nicky Leto had every reason to dismiss her headache and weakness. Once they worsened, she learned strokes aren't limited to the elderly. “I just want everybody to know that age doesn’t discriminate against anyone having a stroke."
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