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The recurring debate over whether to make ECGs part of the pre-sports exam for young athletes made its ways to the NCAA and state legislatures.
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Student born with heart defect is dedicated to saving lives and raising awareness as she seeks Girl Scouts’ highest honor.
Read more about Caroline Hickam
Ramy Arnaout is studying how the immune system could be harnessed to prevent heart disease.
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Ty'Meisha Sloan is 11 and on her fourth pacemaker. Being a survivor of heart disease is a source of pride - especially since her mother wasn't as fortunate.
Read Ty’Meisha Sloan’s story
in black women
Metabolic abnormalities may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease more among black women than among white women.
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Group therapy that encourages walking at home improves and prevents mobility loss among patients with clogged arteries in the legs.
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Inventive mom’s mantra: Practice hearts make perfect surgery
After her infant’s heart surgery, Anne Garcia realized doctors could prepare better by using 3D models. Now she’s devoted to making that standard.
Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column
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