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  • 21. Heart Failure Personal Stories The American Heart Association provides these personal stories of people living with heart failure.
  • 22. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 23. Rise Above Heart Failure Alliance Members Rise Above Heart Failure is a nationwide awareness initiative that aims to change the course of heart failure in America through awareness, education and support. The Alliance will work to address issues such as policy changes, healthcare system improvements and patient awareness and empowerment.
  • 24. Advanced Heart Failure When heart failure progresses to an advanced stage, difficult decisions must be made. The American Heart Association explains advanced heart failure and shared decision making.
  • 25. Heart Failure Tools & Resources The American Heart Association offers these tools and resources to help you manage your heart failure.
  • 26. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 27. Causes of Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the causes for heart failure and conditions that can lead to it.
  • 28. Managing Heart Failure Symptoms The American Heart Association explains how to manage your heart failure symptoms and the importance of tracking your symptoms.
  • 29. Rise Above Heart Failure: Queen Latifah's Story Read how Queen Latifah and her mother Rita Owens have joined the American Heart Association's Rise Above Heart Failure movement to spread the word about heart failure and to help others understand the signs and symptoms of the condition, and how to manage it
  • 30. Cold Weather and Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains the potentially dangerous link between cold weather and heart conditions.


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