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For the first time, the American Heart Association has made recommendations for treating people older than 40 with congenital heart disease.

Read more about adult congenital heart disease

Top Honors












A stroke study led by AHA/ASA volunteer Gregg Fonarow, M.D., was named a top 10 clinical research achievement in 2014.

Read more about award-winning stroke study

Christine's story emphasizes power of Tedy's Team



Christine's story emphasizes power of Tedy's Team

This is the 10th year that Tedy Bruschi - a former NFL star and stroke survivor - has led a team of runners in the Boston Marathon, boosting awareness, donations … and each other.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown's latest column

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Giving birth four times or more can predispose some women to heart disease.

Read more about births and the heart

Under the microscope with CVGPS 3











Chronic inflammation can lead to a dangerous domino effect — and researchers want to know why.

Read more about CVGPS

E-cigarette use triples










Current e-cigarette use among middle and high school students tripled in just one year, according to data in the National Youth Tobacco Survey.

Read more about the National Youth Tobacco Survey

Stories from the Heart: Joyce Hobbs









Joyce Hobbs went from smoking to overeating. Her new habit is being heart-healthy. She's dropped 100-plus pounds and will soon run her first marathon.

Read Hobbs' story

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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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A thank you to volunteers

Thanks to the commitment, talent and passion of American Heart Association volunteers, people are living healthier and lowering their chances of heart disease and stroke.

The AHA extends a thank you for seeing the bright future ahead.

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