Saturday 30 Aug 2014

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Building a new life after congestive heart failure

The flu. That’s what Nicole Smith thought was bothering her. She figured she would visit the ER, get a prescription and head back to work. Doctors found something else: congestive heart failure and an enlarged heart. Her cardiologist also mentioned …

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

Amy Steinbrech spent the last night of 2012 with family. She enjoyed a glass of wine with dinner, then they all hung out and watched a movie. Early on

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Texas mandates newborn pulse ox screenings

Suzie Chase Brown’s family has had a long history of heart disease. The mother was diagnosed with congenital heart disease as a child. And in 2008, her daughter,

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Go Red For Women luncheon features top women in media

Why does heart disease matter to you? That’s the question the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women luncheon will try to answer on Tuesday. Featuring 24 women in

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Waiting for a new heart isn’t easy

Ginger Zimmerman, a longtime American Heart Association volunteer who successfully underwent a heart transplant 16 years ago, is suffering from complications and needs a second heart transplant. For

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Meltzer came to the AHA as a way to meet people; it turned out to be ‘almost like a calling’

Neil Meltzer grew up knowing exactly what he wanted to do with his life. He was going to save the world. Seriously, that’s how he describes his longtime aim

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Transforming Chinese takeout to be both healthy and tasty

  Fresh ginger and garlic sizzle immediately once they hit the oil. Vibrating as they cook, the spices tinge the air. The smell is often a lovely partner to Chinese

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Dennis begins second year as AHA chair with gusto

Bernie Dennis has a favorite saying about his favorite organization: “People don’t need the American Heart Association … until they need the American Heart Association.” He’s exhibit A. It

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Peyton Manning helps fight heart disease in women

Peyton Manning, storied NFL quarterback, spoke out against heart disease this week at an American Heart Association luncheon in Knoxville, Tennessee. The luncheon is part of an annual event supporting the AHA’s Go Red

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: A heart attack at 37 sent marathon runner down a new path

Julie Pannell dropped off her kids at school before heading to the YMCA to swim with her friend Hannah as part of their training for a triathlon. After about