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AHA and NASCAR on track for a cause

Corporate sponsorships have long been synonymous with NASCAR. But increasingly, nonprofit causes are also finding a place. An agreement among NASCAR, driver Michael Waltrip, whose mother’s untreated atrial fibrillation led to a debilitating stroke, and sponsor Janssen Pharmaceuticals is one […]

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Mothers stroke hardest hit for Nascar driver Michael Waltrip

NASCAR driver Michael Waltrip says the hardest hit he ever took was when his sister called to tell him their mother had suffered a major stroke. His mother, Margaret

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STORIES FROM THE HEART: It can be tough being a kid with a heart problem; author helps ease pain he felt with book aimed at others going through it

Samuel Ward III wants kids with heart conditions to know they’re not alone. He knows how they feel because he was once one of them. The author – who goes by

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Autopsy report shows Kidd Kraddick had two heart conditions

A final autopsy report shows nationally syndicated DJ David Cradick, aka "Kidd Kraddick" died as the result of two heart conditions. Dr. Gerry Cvitanovich, the coroner in Jefferson Parish,