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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
Fox will feature the American Heart Association Teaching Gardens during ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ and other hit shows starting Sunday.
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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.
Read more about Bran Lackey
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
for 911 callers
in rural areas
Arriving to the hospital by ambulance speeds up life-saving treatment for heart attack patients in rural areas, according to research published Wednesday.
Read more about rural 911 calls
Traumatic life events such as losing a child or a spouse increased the chances of a heart attack by more than 65 percent among middle-aged and older women.
Read more about trauma and heart health
Stroke Survivor Returns to Teaching, Marathon Running ... And He's Striving For Much More
The arrival of American Stroke Month in May is a great time to honor advances in treating and beating this disease, and survivors like Viet Le.
Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown's latest column
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