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  • 31. Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia Former Heart & Stroke Encyclopedia
  • 32. Angina Pectoris (Stable Angina) The American Heart Association explains angina pectoris, also known as stable angina, is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease.
  • 33. Protect NIH Funding 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.
  • 34. Go Red Por Tu Corazón empowers Latinas On average, Latinas are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than other women and high-profile Go Red Por Tu Corazona luncheons held recently in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas are helping reverse that trend.
  • 35. Heart Valve Terms and Related Conditions As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, here are some terms and related conditions you may find helpful
  • 36. Unstable Angina The American Heart Association explains chest pain, unstable angina, the risks and treatment of unstable angina.
  • 37. Why Diabetes Matters The American Heart Association explains how Diabetes can affect many major organs in your body, which can lead many serious complications when left untreated including cardiovascular disease, CVD, or heart disease, including peripheral artery disease, PAD, and stroke, Renal (kidney) disease, Unhealthy cholesterol levels, Metabolic syndrome, Blindness, Nerve disease and Limb amputations.
  • 38. Owning a Pet May Protect You from Heart Disease The American Heart Association explains owning a pet may protect you from heart disease.
  • 39. Preventing Childhood Obesity: Tips for Parents and Caretakers The American Heart Association offers tips for parents and guardians to help prevent childhood obesity.
  • 40. Air Pollution and Heart Disease, Stroke The American Heart Association explains what effect pollution has on heart disease patients?


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