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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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AHA recognizes four advocates for outstanding service

Four advocates were recognized on October 16 at the AHA’s Heroes Awards dinner on Capitol Hill. It was part of the biennial “You’re the Cure on the Hill” event, which brings hundreds of cardiovascular disease patients, survivors, caregivers and researchers to Washington, D.C., to encourage their elected representatives to support policies that lead to longer, healthier lives.

Nobel Prize winner received research funding from AHA


Semenza, two others share prize for discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.


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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.