Thursday 18 Sep 2014

Information and opinions presented here do not always represent the views of the American Heart Association.
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Kids also benefit from following ‘Life’s Simple 7’

Scientific research has shown that following “Life’s Simple 7” can dramatically improve health. Those same seven health factors and behaviors are especially important to young people, helping them develop healthy habits that will carry throughout their lives. “Most kids are …

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Football legend Kurt Warner manages his cholesterol risk like a pro

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A Million Hearts reaches halfway mark

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A push for long-distance care on Capitol Hill

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American Heart Association volunteer Kenneth Bloch dies at 58

ECGs won’t save more young people, experts say

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New Jersey becomes 19th state to require CPR in Schools

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Inflammation may be key to diabetes, heart disease link

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: ‘You don’t have to be overweight and out of shape to have a heart problem’

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Restricting calories may improve sleep apnea, blood pressure in obese people

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Using plants to produce enzyme may provide treatment for high blood pressure in lungs

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Small weight gain can raise blood pressure in healthy adults

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High blood pressure ER visits jumped 25 percent between 2006 to 2011

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Kids’ salty diets of nuggets, pizza, and pasta put them at risk for heart problems

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Congressional testimony: Laboratory-developed tests should be regulated closely

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Poll finds most parents support higher school nutrition standards

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Report shows obesity disparities disproportionately affect African-Americans, Hispanics