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Join Kids With Heart
Have you or someone you care about suffered from heart disease or stroke? Give hope to others by sharing your story.
At the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, we often get requests from the media, companies, schools, etc. for individuals to come and speak or just share their story.
If your story fits a request made to us, we will contact you and ask for your permission to use your story. We do not share this information without prior permission from you.
Kids, be sure to get your parent?s permission to get involved with us. If you are under 18 we will need a release form signed by a parent or legal guardian before publishing your story. Please contact Carrie Vines to complete this process.
Thank you in advance for your help as we work together in the fight against heart disease and stroke!
Aspirin, Heart Disease and Stroke Brochure
This brochure presents the latest American Heart Association science on aspirin therapy for the prevention of heart disease and stroke, as well as its use in acute event treatment.
Heart-Healthy Recipes for People with Diabetes Booklet
Healthy eating is key to managing diabetes, heart disease and stroke. This 52-page recipe booklet contains a collection of 37 delicious recipes to help people with diabetes establish an eating plan.
Alcohol and Heart Health
The American Heart Association explains the damage that drinking alcohol can do to your heart.
Heart and Stroke Statistical Updates - Populations
Understand Your Risk for High Cholesterol
High cholesterol is just one heart disease risk factor. The American Heart Association helps you to understand your risk for high cholesterol.
Problem: Heart Valve Regurgitation
Regurgitation occurs when blood flows back through the valve as the leaflets are closing or blood leaks through the leaflets when they should be completely closed. Learn about the types and how to deal with this heart condition.
Types of Replacement Heart Valves
If you need to have a heart valve replacement, there are several choices to consider when selecting the type of valve you need. Learn more about them.
Mikala Hicks raises funds to honor her Pau Pau and save lives
Mikala Hicks and her grandmother share a special bond. When heart disease threatened to separate them, the nine year old decided to start raising funds to help save lives. She joined Jump Rope For Heart at her school in Boise, ID, and made a touching video about Pau Pau.
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.