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York County Go Red For Women Event
The American Heart Association volunteers from York County are planning an evening filled with informative breakout sessions, spectacular auction items and a heart-healthy meal.
Symptoms of Heart Valve Problems
Most valve conditions cannot be treated with medication alone. Sometimes the problem is not severe enough to require surgical repair, but it is bothersome enough to cause symptoms or risks. In cases like these, a condition might be effectively managed for a while with medication.
Disability Benefits and Health Insurance Options | Heart Disease and Stroke
The American Heart Association explains Disability benefits and health insurance options for the disabled with heart disease or stroke.
Options for Heart Valve Replacement
Learn about the different types of heart valve replacement - most commonly the aortic valve and mitral valves.
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.
Options for Heart Valve Repair
The goal of heart valve surgery is to cure the problem or lengthen life by restoring the function of your heart valves. Learn about valve repair vs replacement.
Heart Valve Surgery Recovery and Follow Up
Learn what to expect after heart valve surgery and other recovery issues.
About Cardiac Arrest
Sudden cardiac arrest is the abrupt loss of heart function in a person who may or may not have diagnosed heart disease.
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.
The American Heart Association defines common heart disease terms in this Cardiovascular glossary.