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Patient-centered care in the spotlight












New documentary ‘Rx: The Quiet Revolution’ explores the relationships between patients and healthcare professionals.

Read more about ‘Rx: The Quiet Revolution’

Walkable cities









America’s most pedestrian-friendly communities are also becoming the most desirable.

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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.

Read more about ER visits for stroke

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.

Read more about CVGPS gift

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

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.

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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.

Featured Videos

Walking can help your heart and brain health

Just walk. Whether you are silly or serious, brisk walking is a great way to help you live a healthier, longer life.

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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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