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Shobha Ghosh lost her mother and older sister when she was 11 years old. The trauma set her on a path to become a researcher in search of a cure for heart disease. She explains the need for research funding as part of a Congressional briefing this week.

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The Huffington Post: Nancy Brown 04-27

Stroke Survivor Returns to Teaching, Marathon Running ... And He's Striving For Much More

The arrival of American Stroke Month in May is a great time to honor advances in treating and beating this disease, and survivors like Viet Le.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown's latest column

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Gathering more
STEAM in the
Hispanic community


In order to break the cultural and language barriers needed to eliminate disparities and transform science and healthcare, our community needs to gather more STEAM.
Science. Technology. Engineering. Arts. Math.

Read more of Eduardo Sanchez’s latest column

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Healthcare organizations could achieve greater health equality if they considered unconventional approaches, according to a recent article.

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Air pollution may harm your brain



Air pollution
may harm
your brain

Pollution doesn’t just hurt the environment — it could be bad for the brain too.

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Legislation could increase physocal education



Legislation
could increase
physical education

Lawmakers reintroduced legislation that would make it easier for kids to get physical education at school.

Read more about FIT Kids

Stories from the Heart: Cristina Civetta









Through infancy and young adulthood, Cristina Civetta struggled with a failing heart. Now that she’s finally healthy, Civetta is working to support more of the scientific research that helped save her life.

Read Civetta's story

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Know the Heart Attack and Stroke Warning Signs

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A thank you to volunteers

Thanks to the commitment, talent and passion of American Heart Association volunteers, people are living healthier and lowering their chances of heart disease and stroke.

The AHA extends a thank you for seeing the bright future ahead.

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