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AHA tackles youth vaping crisis with massive new initiative

The American Heart Association is fighting for the country's young people and against the vaping epidemic by funding millions in new nicotine research, working to strengthen laws and policies nationwide, and exposing the e-cigarette industry's lies.

AHA names top heart disease and stroke research advances of 2019

Discoveries about genetics, exercise and more make the list of most significant advances against heart disease and stroke in 2019.

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AHA to award $100,000 in college tuition scholarships

College students working to improve health equity in their communities are encouraged to apply for one of 10 EmPOWERED to Serve™ scholarships of $10,000 each. Thanks to the generous support of philanthropist and entrepreneur Lawrence Griffith, founder and CEO of Digital Factory, Inc., the program will help support young leaders making a difference in their communities.

Applications will be accepted through Jan. 31 and there is no cost to apply.

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