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No smoking at CVS












The decision to stop selling cigarettes by CVS Health Corp. has led to a decrease in cigarette sales in states where the drugstore chain has a sizeable presence.

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SFTH: Sonny Herr











Vietnam veteran Sonny Herr lived with shrapnel in his heart for more than four decades, until he needed bypass surgery in February.

Read Sonny Herr’s story

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CDC report shows
heart age higher
than actual age

A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that heart age is much higher for most Americans than their actual age.

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Smoke-free laws move outdoors














U.S. cities are increasingly making public parks and beaches smoke-free.

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HuffPost - L.A. school is having fun and getting healthy



L.A. school is
having fun … and
getting healthy

Young Oak Kim Academy teachers, students embracing a new lifestyle.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

Heart screening












Athletes have dominated the debate over screening young people for heart disease, overshadowing a group dying in much larger numbers: non-athletes.

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The Ambassadors: Anthony DiLemme












Anthony DiLemme had two valve replacement surgeries in less than a year and is now a Heart Valve Ambassador.

Read Anthony DiLemme’s story

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Know the Heart Attack and Stroke Warning Signs

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Color your plate for healthier meals

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and the Life is Why Family Health Challenge is offering ways to help families and children take control of their health. During this first week of the challenge, learn to make your meals healthier by adding more color with a variety of fruits and veggies.

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