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Researchers evaluating HIV’s hidden heart threats.

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0429 Hearty Humor











"You'll be careful, right? Cross my heart?"

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SFTH: Mandy Steele Choktaw










Choctaw Nation princess Mandy Steele collapsed one year ago during a half marathon. This month, she completed a 5K on the same course where her heart stopped.

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Health disparities








Despite some bright spots, ethnic and racial disparities persist in childhood obesity and high blood pressure, according to a new CDC report.

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CHF













After her son, Sam, died at age 8 from congenital heart defects, Betsy Peterson started a nonprofit to help other families.

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Native American health











The risk factors associated with heart disease are disproportionately affecting the Native American community.

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WI - CPR in Schools









Wisconsin is the 31st state to pass legislation that requires CPR training for students.

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Jane Canale, grief after death












When Jane Canale took a heart-healthy course to learn about nutrition and exercise, she also found how to exorcise her grief.

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