Wednesday 20 Aug 2014

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Vaccines may lower kids’ stroke risk

Routine vaccinations may reduce the higher risk of stroke in children that is associated with common infections, according to research presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2014 in San Diego. In a large, international study, researchers are …

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HT High Flyers jump rope team performs at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Eight members of a jump rope team originally formed as an American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart demonstration team and coached by AHA’s director of policy research Laurie

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Obese children quadruple their risk of high blood pressure

Obese children quadruple their risk and overweight children double their risk of developing high blood pressure in adulthood, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association

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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: Children, teens blood pressures increasing

People aren’t getting kids to follow heart-healthy eating recommendations as well as they should, and it may be causing blood pressures to increase in children and teens. A study

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Heart healthy Thanksgiving travel tips

According to AAA, an estimated 43 million Americans will be traveling over 50 miles from home to arrive to their holiday destination this year. You can bet that

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Seasonal Foods for Fall

Forget about all those little umbrella drinks and ice-cream sandwiches that you devoured poolside this summer. It’s officially Autumn and time to turn over a new leaf! The

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Heart healthy beyond the borders

You already know that we’re passionate about spreading the message of heart health awareness across the country. But who says we can’t be over-achievers? Heart disease knows no