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The decision to stop selling cigarettes by CVS Health Corp. has led to a decrease in cigarette sales in states where the drugstore chain has a sizeable presence.
Read more about CVS study
Vietnam veteran Sonny Herr lived with shrapnel in his heart for more than four decades, until he needed bypass surgery in February.
Read Sonny Herr’s story
CDC report shows
heart age higher
than actual age
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that heart age is much higher for most Americans than their actual age.
Read more about heart age
U.S. cities are increasingly making public parks and beaches smoke-free.
Read more about smoke-free laws
L.A. school is
having fun … and
Young Oak Kim Academy teachers, students embracing a new lifestyle.
Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column
Athletes have dominated the debate over screening young people for heart disease, overshadowing a group dying in much larger numbers: non-athletes.
Read more about heart screening
Anthony DiLemme had two valve replacement surgeries in less than a year and is now a Heart Valve Ambassador.
Read Anthony DiLemme’s story
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