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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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SimpleScience@Heart: Playing college football linked with high blood pressure risk

College football players may need to play more defense – against high blood pressure. A small study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation found that more than half

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Summer Olympics-Inspired Office Activities

Finally! The Summer Olympics are back! I love this time of year… er… every four years! This year I’m extra enthusiastic about them since I watched a significant