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A recent study adds more weight to the low-carbohydrate vs, low-fat debate, but experts caution that other factors need to be considered when picking a diet. FULL STORY

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from the Heart

The name “broken heart syndrome” sounds like something to do with a relationship gone bad. Cheryl Lawson now knows the frightening reality all too well. Fortunately, she also has a fresh new perspective on life.  FULL STORY

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Certain behaviors and health factors have been proven to dramatically improve health. Following ‘Life’s Simple 7’ can also help put kids on the road to long-term health. FULL STORY

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Football legend Kurt Warner was in the middle of his NFL career when a routine annual physical revealed some unsettling results about his cholesterol. FULL STORY

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Working to prevent heart attacks, strokes

The government’s efforts on increasing the number of communities who go smoke-free, decreasing sodium in the food supply and eliminating trans-fat is at the halfway point, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. FULL STORY

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As Bill Clinton says, 'Our kids deserve the best start in life we can give them'


Read the latest post from the American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown's Huffington Post Blog.

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Melynda Rackley suffered a stroke soon after delivering her daughter. Her own mother stayed by her side, helping the family to create a network of emotional support to overcome the obstacles. “Life is Why. Life is makes us and causes us to love and to breathe.” WATCH VIDEO

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Football legend Kurt Warner is getting ahead of the game—managing his cholesterol risk like a pro. Find out how.
 

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