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Promatoras fight hypertension in Latino communities
promatoras help fight heart disease
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.
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...
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.
American Heart Ride
The 5th Annual American Heart Ride is a unique cycling experience and fundraising program to support the American Heart Association.
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.
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.
Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers
The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.
Single-Parent and Working-Parent Heart Health
The American Heart Association explains how single parents and working parents can find time for heart health and health eating.
Owning a Pet May Protect You from Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains owning a pet may protect you from heart disease.