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Adam Verigan













Adam Verigan was born with a heart defect and now works at the hospital where he was treated.

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Red Dress Awards









U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy and cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Kathy Magliato, who’s memoir inspired the new NBC show Heartbeat, are among those being honored at the Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards.

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Huff Po 02-09-2016



When teachers are healthy, everyone benefits

School districts aren’t only the domain of kids. Plenty of adults work there and the AHA is working to improve their health.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

Hot cocoa












A rich, warm chocolaty cup of cocoa should warm your heart, not hurt it.

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View how to make heart-healthy cocoa

Twin heart ambassadors










Twins Kimberly Ketter and Shaun Rivers – both nurses with heart failure – are sharing their story as Heart Failure Ambassadors.

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Fran's story









A Heart Attack? Me? I Don't Think So ...
 
Read more of Fran Drescher’s story

Catherine C









Her son’s ‘special heart’ only made her stronger.

Read more of Catherine Clinkscales' story

One Brave Idea

One Brave Idea

Submit your One Brave Idea to cure coronary heart disease. The new $75 million research enterprise is funded by the American Heart Association, Verily and AstraZeneca.

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Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke or a cardiovascular condition. Your donation will help us save and improve their lives with research, education and emergency care.

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Honored for practicing what they preach

Nancy Thompson of Springfield, Illinois, suffered cardiac arrest on the Sangamon Valley Bike Trail in June of 2015 and was saved by several local bystanders with CPR and an AED. Her story was shared at the 2016 Springfield Heart & Stroke Ball on Saturday.

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