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Too much salt
can be measured
in blood pressure
Eating too much salt long-term or gradually eating more over time can significantly raise the risk of developing high blood pressure.
Read more about salt
New York is working to join 24 other states that require CPR training in schools, partly thanks to Suzy McCarthy, whose daughter Madison died in 2001.
Read more about CPR in schools
Teen lifeguard Brianna White saved a drowning 4-year-old with CPR.
Read more about drowning rescue
Cullen Timmons likely would’ve died before graduating medical school had he not put a stethoscope to his own chest.
Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column
A review 30 years after a task force investigated the state of minority health shows that much has been done and there’s much more to do.
Read more about the Heckler Report
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves the first in a major new class of medicines to lower cholesterol.
Read more about PCSK9 inhibitor
The Food and Drug Administration is proposing that a daily value for added sugars be added to the Nutrition Facts label found on most food packages.
Read more about the FDA’s proposal
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