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of information
for youth

What if there is evidence of instructions with simple steps that serves as a recipe for a longer life?

Read Eduardo Sanchez’s latest column

edited social factors










Social factors such as race, income and environment could erase gains made against heart disease and stroke, says a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.

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Warning High Sodium







If approved, a measure to require New York City chain restaurants to label high-sodium menu items could take effect as soon as December.

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SFTH: Michael LaBelle











Michael LaBelle recently met the man who discovered the disease he was diagnosed with as a toddler.

Read Michael LaBelle’s story

Too much salt can be measured in BP



Too much salt
can be measured
in blood pressure

Eating too much salt long-term or gradually eating more over time can significantly raise the risk of developing high blood pressure.

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Madison's legacy











New York is working to join 24 other states that require CPR training in schools, partly thanks to Suzy McCarthy, whose daughter Madison died in 2001.

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The Huffington Post: Nancy Brown 07-27



Med student's
first lifesaving
diagnosis: Himself

Cullen Timmons likely would’ve died before graduating medical school had he not put a stethoscope to his own chest.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

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Know the Heart Attack and Stroke Warning Signs

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The Pizza Farm: Where ‘healthy’ snacks are ‘grown’

As the healthy school meals debate continues in Congress, comedy video website and film/TV production company Funny or Die produced a satirical video in partnership with the American Heart Association.

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