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Eating nuts might be heart-healthy, according to the latest study to examine the association of nut and peanut consumption with mortality.

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Teen presents study at AHA conference



Teen presents study
at AHA conference

How a science fair project became news at a national medical conference.

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Irregular sleep may affect how teens eat



Irregular sleep
may affect
how teens eat

A sleep study of teenagers showed that day-to-day variations in how long they sleep affects how much they eat.

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Fruits and vegetables










A diet that emphasizes a higher proportion of plant-based foods compared to animal-based foods may help lower the risks of dying from heart disease and stroke.

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Stories from the Heart: Nina Linder








Growing up, Nina Linder knew she had a heart problem, and that it would keep her from having children. A series of advancements in medical technology changed everything. Now she’s a healthy, happy mother of two.


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Fitness in midlife may slow brain aging



Fitness in midlife
may slow
brain aging

People with poor physical fitness in their 40s have lower brain volumes by the time they hit 60.

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Nancy Brown - Huffington Post March 3, 2015



Pizza, brownies really can be part of a healthy diet

As we start National Nutrition Month, chef/weight-loss coach Devin Alexander offers tips on how to build a healthy diet that still includes your favorite foods.

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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Forced off the court by Marfan syndrome, Isaiah Austin is dreaming again

Isaiah Austin was on the brink of playing in the NBA when doctors discovered a potentially fatal heart problem. He’s bounced back strong, using his positive attitude as an inspiration to fellow patients.

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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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