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Latino community
far too often
ignore stroke signs

In the Latino community, stroke may be more debilitating or deadly because far too often we ignore the warning signs.

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CVGPS: Donna Arnett











Donna Arnett and her research team are trying to crack the genetic code on heart problems in African-Americans.

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Bystander CPR
helps survivors
return to work

In Denmark, more bystanders performing CPR contributed to more cardiac arrest survivors returning to work.

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By acting F.A.S.T., she rewrote her family’s story

Anne Dailey saw how a stroke ruined her grandmother’s life. So when Dailey realized she was having a stroke, a swift response led to a great outcome.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

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Hunter Wood’s attentiveness to his congenital heart defect helped him recognize when a secondary procedure was required. His twin sister, Lauren-Frances, witnessed the endeavor firsthand and it inspired her to be part of the American Heart Association’s Sweetheart program in Central Arkansas.

Learn more about Hunter’s story

Jump Rope for Heart: Brian Lackey













Eleven-year-old Bran Lackey was born with a serious heart defect but it hasn’t stopped him from jumping his way to raising more than $80,000.

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Stories from the Heart: Brianne Cassidy









Brianne Cassidy spent her first 24 years being shy and anxious. Then came a life-threatening stroke. Since recovering, her personality has changed for the better: “I really like myself more now.”

Read Cassidy's story

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