Wednesday 20 Aug 2014

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Two-time Olympian saved by CPR overcomes life’s challenges one step – then one paddle — at a time

Cliff Meidl was a 20-year-old construction worker in Los Angeles when his jackhammer struck a power line and sent 30,000 volts of electricity surging through his body. The massive jolt was almost fatal. He immediately went into cardiac arrest. Firefighters administered …

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American Heart Association News

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Study questions proposed blood pressure guidelines in people 60 and older

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Study finds significant drop in hospitalizations, deaths from heart disease, stroke

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American Heart Association seeks new audiences to fight heart diseases and stroke

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Adults with disabilities have higher rates of high blood pressure

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Attempts to change standards for school foods stalled

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Low education, smoking, high blood pressure may lead to increased stroke risk

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American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown lauds anti-tobacco advertising campaign for teens

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Strong resolve leads stroke survivor from being immobile to hiking 7 miles

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Study underscores excessive sodium consumption as global health problem

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AHA CEO Nancy Brown says mobile tech is empowering consumer health

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Blacks, women face greater burden from CVD risk factors

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FDA reviewing public comment for proposed food label changes

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Model, actress recovers from stroke caused by cervical dissection

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Teen has gone from a stroke during art class to helping strike out stroke

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Husband, wife exemplify the importance of knowing CPR

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Texas mandates newborn pulse ox screenings