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Cardiovascular disease survivors and their loved ones gathered at the Faces of Heart Fest event to celebrate. The American Heart Association is Why. Life is Why.
Read and watch more about the Faces of Heart Fest
An aspirin a day benefits some, but not all, in preventing heart attacks and strokes.
Read more about aspirin
New Orleans set
to go smoke-free
New Orleans passed an ordinance Thursday that will clear the air by prohibiting smoking in most indoor public places, including bars, restaurants and casinos.
Read more about New Orleans' smoke-free ordinance
Active, fit and 23, nursing assistant Nicky Leto had every reason to dismiss her headache and weakness. Once they worsened, she learned strokes aren't limited to the elderly. “I just want everybody to know that age doesn’t discriminate against anyone having a stroke."
loss of surgeon
killed in shooting
Michael Davidson remembered by American Heart Association as compassionate, devoted cardiac surgeon.
Read more about Dr. Davidson
Having a safe place to walk, bicycle or be outside has a direct impact on physical activity levels, job access, education options and housing quality.
Read more about versatile street design
Read the latest post from the American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown's Huffington Post Blog.
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