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A DNA vaccine used in rats helped lower blood pressure for up to six months and reduced tissue damage to the heart and blood vessels associated with hypertension.
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Moderate to heavy alcohol intake later in life may be associated with subtle changes in the structure and efficiency of the heart.
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Philanthropist turns her heart problem into solutions
Sally Soter’s brush with heart disease opened her eyes to what a problem it is for all women. So she decided to do something about it.
Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column
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
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