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Take It From NFL Commissioner: Active, Healthy Kids Are Super


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

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There are moments in life we wish we could freeze in time. We live them. We live for them. We want people to experience more of these moments of joy, wonder and happiness. To do that we must be healthy. That is why we are working toward a world free of heart disease and stroke.
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Multiple sclerosis worsened by high dietary sodium

Eating too much sodium could make multiple sclerosis symptoms worse and increase the risk of further damage, according to a small study published in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry. FULL STORY

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Stories
from the Heart

Nicole Smith went to the doctor expecting to be back at work no later than the next day. A decade later, she still hasn’t returned. That’s how badly she underestimated her condition. Now this survivor and volunteer is rebuilding her life, with an eye on working once again. FULL STORY

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Wearable fitness devices have moved into the mainstream helping people pick up the pace of their daily activities. FULL STORY

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Es Por La Vida

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association reach out to the nation’s largest-growing demographic group, Hispanics, through the Spanish-language version of “Life is Why.”
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AHA underscores caution with use of e-cigarettes to quit smoking

American Heart Association reiterates policy: E-cigarettes can help people quit, but only after medical consultation, as last resort, with caution and a firm quit date.
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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.
Healthier Kids

Healthier Kids

Families across the country are urged to take control of their health by pursuing a different goal each week during September. Get started today. http://www.heart.org/healthierkids.
 
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To inspire children to eat healthy foods, parents must offer fruits and vegetables

Studies show fruit and vegetables are vital in the fight against childhood obesity. As the family gatekeepers of the food supply, make healthy foods the easy foods to access. Take control of their health this September during National Childhood Obesity Awareness month.

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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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