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In the Latino community, stroke may be more debilitating or deadly because far too often we ignore the warning signs.
Read more of Eduardo Sanchez’s column
Donna Arnett and her research team are trying to crack the genetic code on heart problems in African-Americans.
Read more about CVGPS
return to work
In Denmark, more bystanders performing CPR contributed to more cardiac arrest survivors returning to work.
Read more about cardiac arrest survivors
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
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
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.
Read more about Bran Lackey
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
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