Wednesday 23 Apr 2014

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Teaching Gardens teacher to attend White House Easter Egg Roll

Kim Aman has always loved helping kids understand and enjoy the outdoors. Three years ago, the special education teacher helped add the American Heart Association’s Teaching Gardens program to the elementary school where she works. The teacher at  Moss Haven Elementary in …

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Study: Decline in uninsured rates varies by state adoption of ACA

The number of uninsured adult Americans has declined significantly more in states that have expanded Medicaid and set up their own health care exchanges as a part of

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CPR instructor uses training to save newborn puppy

TALTY, Texas _ Alicia Pederson awoke to her dog Izzy squealing in pain. Alicia knew Izzy was pregnant and due any day. But what she found in her

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Former VP Dick Cheney says heart troubles were always on his mind

Dick Cheney had already survived five heart attacks, the first at age 37. He’d undergone multiple surgeries, including coronary artery bypass, stenting and angioplasty. But by the summer of

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Chef takes personal journey to healthier cooking

Marc Anthony Bynum knows first-hand the dangers of stroke: his grandmother, mother and aunt all suffered strokes. He’s learned to heed these warning signs by making a career

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Upcoming LEGO movie promotes heart disease awareness

A new TV ad campaign from the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement is building on the popular LEGO brand to help promote heart disease awareness in

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Go Red For Women volunteer Rekisha Harris dies after battle with heart disease

Rekisha Harris, a leading national volunteer for the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, has died after a long fight with heart disease. Harris’ heart problems began in 2011,

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Leading heart groups unite for New York Fashion Week

Heart health and high fashion are once again teaming up to raise awareness about women's heart during the upcoming New York Fashion Week. This year, the American Heart Association

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Resolve to check, change and control your blood pressure in 2014

If you haven’t come up with a New Year’s resolution yet, the American Heart Association has a good suggestion: Make 2014 the year to check, change and control

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The top 10 advances in heart disease and stroke science for 2013

New prevention guidelines, programs to control blood pressure, getting more people to access cardiac rehab services and a possible link between digestive bacteria and heart disease risk are