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HUFFPOST-12-22



D.C. doctor working to save Mike, other Ugandan kids at risk of preventable death


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

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Future treatment
could lower
cholesterol for life

A single injection could eliminate a lifetime of high cholesterol, if humans respond to it as dramatically as mice did.

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Her name is Faith. Research helped fix her heart and her mom’s.

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Even as heart disease and stroke deaths continue a steady decline, more Americans are dying from high blood pressure-related causes.

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The clock ticks and the days pass as Ginger Zimmerman waits for a new heart.

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Stories
from the Heart

As an educator, wife and mom, Patty Lang was all about helping others. Warning strokes didn't slow her. Then came a major stroke that changed everything.

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Shared-use
legislation passes

Ohio lawmakers made it easier for schools to open their gymnasiums, pools, playgrounds, running track, athletic fields and other facilities to public use during non-school hours.

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.

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Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke or a cardiovascular condition. Your donation will help us save and improve their lives with research, education and emergency care.

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CPR Myth: You can hurt someone

Many people are afraid of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation because they fear they’ll hurt someone.

Do not be afraid. Injuries caused by properly performed CPR properly are rare.

Fact: CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival. Your actions can only help.
 
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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.

Support Network

Support Network

When faced with challenges recovering after heart disease or stroke it’s important to have emotional support. Our network connects patients and their loved ones during their journey.

Healthy Holidays
 
Give a free and potentially life-saving gift this season – share the signs of stroke.
 

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