Saturday 19 Apr 2014

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African-Americans can receive individualized snapshot of cardiovascular risk

For the first time, African-Americans can receive an individually tailored snapshot of their cardiovascular risk, and both heart attack and stroke risk can be measured at the same time. These achievements are thanks to new guidelines issued in November by the …

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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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Becky Comet from The Biggest Loser: This is my story.

Family medical history -- before The Biggest Loser, I was running from mine. Heart disease, heart attacks, high blood pressure, strokes -- throw in Type 2 diabetes and you’re

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Effort to eliminate trans fats from the American diet continues

From the cereal bowl to the snack bowl, the Food and Drug Administration’s decision to restrict the amount of processed trans fats on the kitchen table is part of

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FDA moves to restrict artificial trans fats in processed foods

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said it wants to restrict partially hydrogenated oils—the major source of trans fat in processed foods and an important contributor to

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Documentary follows teen with rare aging disease and his family’s fight for a cure

Sam Berns is a 16-year-old Eagle Scout who plays in his high school band and umpires baseball games. However, he appears many decades older that his classmates and friends,

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Survivor says Affordable Care Act may have saved her life

Life as a college freshman was crisp and new for Aqualyn Laury as she walked across the campus to her first class of the day. Then she felt

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Actress Supports American Heart Association on hit dance show

When Malillany Marín lost her paternal grandfather to a heart attack, it was a painful and profound loss. When her maternal grandmother also died of a heart attack,

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New effort to raise heart attack and stroke awareness, save more lives in India

The American Heart Association and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origins  plan to work together to increase heart attack and stroke awareness, improve resuscitation training and

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Heart disease survivor puts focus on health, giving back

It was over 100 degrees in Orange County, Calif., and Gary Stover was in the stands watching his son’s soccer team advance through a tournament. After the second round