Saturday 26 Jul 2014

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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 women. Created for free by Warner Bros., the AHA and the Ad …

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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

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Winter Olympics torch visits AHA’s national headquarters

One of the torches used in the relay that leads up to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, made a pit stop at the American Heart Association's

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Prevention, treatment options help to lower stroke death rate

The number of people dying from stroke in the United States has declined dramatically since the 1970s, largely because of improved prevention and treatment options, according to the

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Top 10 reasons why you overindulge

Excuses – we’ve all got them when it comes to making healthier food choices. Any of these ring true for you? 1. Because it’s a holiday We applaud Joey for the

Sudden cardiac arrest not always so sudden

Sudden cardiac arrest isn’t always so sudden, according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013. In a study of middle-age men in Portland, Ore., more

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AHA, ACC reaffirm new cardiovascular prevention guidelines, risk calculator

One in three Americans will die from heart disease or stroke, and fully 60 percent will have a major vascular event before they die. Recognizing this burden on