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AHA, CHF join forces to help kids with heart defects

When Brycen Principe was born, his parents were overjoyed. But devastating news soon turned their excitement into shock, disbelief — and fear. Tiny Brycen had a heart defect. “All I can remember thinking is ‘my baby is going to die,’” […]

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Misdiagnosed with panic disorder, teen pushes for more answers


It takes a village to control blood pressure


STORIES FROM THE HEART: After losing teenage son, family promotes CPR training in high school


Motorcycle lover shares his story for World Stroke Day

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Diets high in fruit, vegetables, whole grains and nuts among factors to lower first-time stroke risk


Study: Patients recall vivid memories during cardiac arrest


Beware of too many Halloween treats for children

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Trans fat and saturated fat consumption down, but not enough

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Governor signs CPR in Schools legislation moving it to next stage


Costs to treat bleeding strokes increase 10 years later

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: She knew what to do when her husband, a TV meteorologist, struggled to say ‘nightstand’

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Study: Belly fat may lead to high blood pressure by affecting kidneys

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Giving healthy food a French twist

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Dallas, AHA career and health fair set


Seeing doctor twice a year helps keep blood pressure under control


After-school programs still needed for 19.4 million children, report says