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Problem: Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
Pulmonary stenosis is a restriction of blood flowing through the valve from the heart to the lungs. Learn about treatment and ongoing care of this condition.
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.
Problem: Pulmonary Valve Regurgitation
Pulmonary regurgitation (PR, also called pulmonic regurgitation) is a leaky pulmonary valve. Learn about its symptoms and causes.
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.
HIV and Atherosclerosis
The American Heart Association explains that people living with HIV are at higher risk for artery blockage problems or atherosclerosis.
Air Pollution and Heart Disease, Stroke
The American Heart Association explains what effect pollution has on heart disease patients?
Getting Active with Life's Simple 7®
The American Heart Association helps you learn to get active using these simple tips.
Meet Local Heart Disease Survivor Doris Serota
Doris Serota is a dedicated American Heart Association volunteer, transplant recipient, and heart disease survivor.