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The Support Network, a new initiative to provide emotional and practical support to people living with heart disease and stroke, offers an online community, as well as materials for starting face-to-face community-based support groups. FULL STORY
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.
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
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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