Wednesday 16 Apr 2014

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: NFL PLAY 60 ‘Super Kid’ inspires others fighting heart defects

Before the most recent Super Bowl, 10-year-old Hunter Paulin kicked off the biggest event on America’s sports calendar by running to midfield at the Superdome and handing the official game ball to the referee. The scene brought tears to the …

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Lakers star helping kids get active, eat healthy

Randy Ryan of the American Heart Association works with kids to make their own salad - the first they'd ever eaten. Lettuce, watermelon and a fresh batch of herbs

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Traveling doesn’t have to interrupt your workout routine

Traveling can be stressful, no matter whether it's for work or pleasure. Between making sure you get there and get back, making time for to exercise might be

Understanding coronary heart disease risk factors and prevention

The news that President George W. Bush had angioplasty, or percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), to fix a blockage in an artery may come as a surprise to many.

Heart Healthy Vacationing

When traveling by car, you’ve already spent a lot of time planning your trip. We all want to make good time, but it’s also important to schedule several

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More coverage of study on sex after a heart attack

The American Heart Association's study about women hoping to get more information from their doctors about sex after a heart attack was covered extensively by other news outlets. CBS

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Summer is a Stress-Free Zone

Lazy days of summer? Not so fast. The three-month period between Memorial Day and Labor Day can be one of the busiest – and most stressful – times

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SimpleScience@Heart: Sweating during workouts may help reduce stroke risk

Breaking a sweat during your workouts may reduce your risk of stroke. Researchers found that people who exercised intensely enough to sweat at least four times per week were

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SimpleScience@Heart: Getting fit in middle age may reduce your risk of heart failure

Middle aged and out of shape? It’s not too late to get fit — and reduce your risk for heart failure. In a new study, 40-year-olds who improved their

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SimpleScience@Heart: Walking your dog helps your heart

Here’s yet another reason why dogs are man’s best friend: They could help reduce your risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association says owning a pet, especially a