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New treatment advice for heart patients with HBP



New treatment
advice for heart
patients with HBP

Statement reinforces goal to reduce blood pressure to under 140/90 for people who have been diagnosed with heart disease.

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ER visits drop for stroke



ER visits drop for stroke

New CDC report shows emergency room visits for strokes and transient ischemic attacks fell by more than a third over a decade.

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Innovative research gets a 2.5 million dollar boost











Longtime AHA supporters David and Stevie Spina have donated $2.5 million to further groundbreaking research in the Cardiovascular Genome-Phenome Study.

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The Huffington Post: Nancy Brown 03-30

Going around the block, or across the country, National Walking Day is for everyone

National Walking Day is all about getting moving – do it today, and hopefully you’ll make being active a bigger part of your lifestyle. This time three years ago, Colon Terrell took that notion to the max.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown's latest column

Mind the Gap












As more researchers turn to the American Heart Association to finance their work, a science research funding gap is increasing.

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Family History












Heart disease showed no mercy when heart attacks hit brothers Harry and Jim Sublett on the same day.

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Stories from the Heart: Bri Winkler










Los Angeles TV meteorologist Bri Winkler is a great teacher about the warning signs of a stroke. She learned the hard way at age 24.

Read Bri's story

Warning Signs

Know the Heart Attack and Stroke Warning Signs

If you or someone else is experiencing these warning signs of heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest, call 9-1-1 right away.

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Cleveland, Ohio Go Red For Women raise their voices

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, killing nearly half a million women each year at the rate of about one per minute. Cleveland, Ohio, Go Red For Women volunteers speak out on what needs to change to change these statistics.

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Interactive Library

Interactive Cardiovascular Library

Visit our Interactive Cardiovascular Library for animations that help explain high blood pressure and many other cardiovascular diseases.

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