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Puerto Ricans smoke more than an other US hispanic group












Puerto Ricans smoke cigarettes at a higher rate than whites, blacks and other Hispanics in the United States. Cultural roots and financial stress may explain the disparity.

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Dan Merritt












Dan Merritt had a stroke while waiting for a doctor’s appointment on Halloween and then a second later that night. After a third cryptogenic stroke, finding answers became the trick.

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California CPR









A majority of high school students in California will now be trained in lifesaving CPR.

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Hearty Humor by Johnny Hawkins












You have good color and are the symbol of health, but today I want to work on your core.

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Princesses of Long Island star survives three strokes














There was a good deal of reality when tiny, high-heel wearing TV star Ashlee White revealed to audiences that she was a stroke survivor.

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50 years of improving heart health in Ireland is worth celebrating, as is World Heart Day

In a nation with fewer people than New York, Ireland Heart Foundation is making a profound difference.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

Dr. David Kao is searching for the genes responsible for heart failure












Dr. David Kao is searching for the genes responsible for heart failure.

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New program helps Americans add more color to their plates












Adding one more cup of fruits and vegetables is the rallying cry of +color, a new American Heart Association initiative.

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Yewande Austin: Making the time to do what is right

When singer and activist Yewande Austin was preparing for a private performance, a heart arrhythmia changed those plans. She initially denied to herself both what was happening and the severity of her heart disease. Today, she cautions others to take the time to get checkups and make healthy choices.

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