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  • 21. Men Breakfast is important for your heart original article page for simple science
  • 22. The Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia The American Heart Association provides this heart and stroke encyclopedia. Search any term relating to cardiovascular health to learn more.
  • 23. Promatoras fight hypertension in Latino communities promatoras help fight heart disease
  • 24. Fetal Echocardiogram Test The American Heart Association explains that a fetal echocardiogram is typically performed by a specially trained ultrasound sonographer and the images are interpreted by a pediatric cardiologist who specializes in fetal congenital heart disease.
  • 25. Cultural habits put Latinos at high risk for heart disease and stroke Cultural habits can be hazardous to your health, according to Lucas Restrepo, M.D., Ph.D. ?Some behaviors put Latinos at high risk for heart disease and stroke,? he emphasizes. ?Our foods are delicious but often times have a high content of fat and salt...
  • 26. Grandmother Gains a Healthy Lifestyle & Loses 84 Pounds The American Heart Association brings this survivor story about Sandra, who decided to take a break from her stressful work and collapsed. The fainting episode led to a serious wake-up call when a heart specialist informed her that her unhealthy lifestyle was killing her. Learn more.
  • 27. American Heart Ride The 5th Annual American Heart Ride is a unique cycling experience and fundraising program to support the American Heart Association.
  • 28. Protect the NIH from Sequestration Sequestration: Mandatory budget cuts that will seriously reduce NIH research funding and deprive Americans with heart disease and stroke of the innovative treatments they desperately need and deserve.
  • 29. Heart-Health: Out With the Pyramid, In With the Plate The key to preventing cardiovascular disease or heart disease is managing your risk factors. the American Heart Association explains that invovles eating a balanced diet. MyPlate has replaced the Food Guide Pyramid with a new shape and updated recommendations to help consumers follow the federal government?s 2010 Dietary Guidelines. Read how it might affect those with heart disease.
  • 30. BMI in Children The American Heart Association offers this information on BMI in children and steps parents and guardians can take to avoid childhood obesity.


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