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In memoriam: Dan Adams











Longtime Bugher Foundation trustee dies at age 75

Read about Adams’ impact on stroke research

Stroke in kids




A faster way
to diagnose
stroke in kids

A rapid response plan for children at one emergency room quickly identified stroke.

Read more about pediatric stroke

ACC HBP



Increasing HBP
treatment could
save thousands

More insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act could increase treatment for high blood pressure and prevent nearly 100,000 deaths, according to a new study.

Read more about high blood pressure

Pegui, Bert Awardees




Pair honored
for work on
‘Life Is Why’

Pegui Mariduena, Bert Scott served on committee that oversaw creation of American Heart Association campaign.

Read more about Mariduena and Scott's work

SFTH: Butch and Susie Gibbs










Butch and Susie Gibbs knows he was lucky to survive his cardiac arrest. Statistically, he should not have. Now, the couple is giving back.

Read the Gibbs' story

Menopause risk



Heart attack risk in
menopausal women

Although menopause is a risk factor for heart disease, menopausal women’s risk of dying from heart attack lower than men’s.

Read more about heart attack in menopausal women

Huffington Post - Nancy Brown 06222015



Jenn was told she had a year to live … 14 years ago

Heart failure can slow patients, but it doesn’t have to stop them. Just ask Jenn Schaeffer, who once feared she wouldn’t see her baby turn 1.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

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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A stroke survivor's story of recovery

Life was good for Stefan Reisch, a young father who owned a small business and surfed in his spare time. Then he had a stroke while driving to work.

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