Thursday 24 Jul 2014

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Go Red For Women timeline

2003: First National Wear Red Day. 2004: American Heart Association launches Go Red For Women. 2005: First landmark goes red. 2009: AHA introduces Go Red Por Tu Corazon for women in the Hispanic community. 2010: AHA supports law prohibiting insurance companies from …

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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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Congressional women Go Red

Women members of Congress celebrated National Wear Red Day a little early on Wednesday, joining American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown  in a group photo to help raise

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Pregnancy masked her heart failure; now she helps warn others about heart disease

When Jill Russell started feeling chest pains late in her pregnancy, her doctor offered a simple explanation. It was probably just anxiety over the arrival of her daughter. Relax,

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Go Red For Women event spreads the word via bloggers, social media

The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women program and The Huffington Post co-hosted an event Wednesday in New York City for bloggers, news media and others involved in raising awareness

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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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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Busy mother couldn’t believe she was having a stroke, urges women to monitor health

One cold February morning, the daily dash was on in Heather Hourin’s household. Heather’s two young children, 3-year-old Drew and 14- month-old Ella, were eating breakfast. Her husband Mike

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Woman who ignored symptoms now advises others to be aware

More than anything, Melissa Blount wanted to give her daughter Safiya a sibling. She built her life around her quest for another child. In her late 30s, this meant