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Vaping and Medical Emergencies

The nationwide outbreak of serious respiratory illnesses among e-cigarette users raises increasing concern about these dangerous products.

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The American Heart Association Donor Advised Fund Program offers an easy, flexible and tax-wise way to support all your favorite charities through one account.

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Facebook and health organizations launch preventive health tool


Facebook is friending health organizations to help fight heart disease, stroke, cancer and seasonal flu with a tool that will engage millions of people in preventive care. The interactive tool connects users with health resources and checkup reminders from the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, the American Cancer Society and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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Hands-Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR can save lives. Your actions can only help.

Warning Signs

Learn about the warning signs of heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest.