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HBP Deaths 12-19-01








Even as heart disease and stroke deaths continue a steady decline, more Americans are dying from high blood pressure-related causes.

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Promising drug
for heart failure
reduces deaths

A new experimental drug could help many people with a certain kind of heart failure live longer, better lives, according to a large research trial.

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The clock ticks and the days pass as Ginger Zimmerman waits for a new heart.

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Link between
ability to balance
and brain health

Struggling to stand on one leg for less than 20 seconds was linked to an increased risk for stroke, small blood vessel damage in the brain and reduced cognitive function.

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Stories
from the Heart

As an educator, wife and mom, Patty Lang was all about helping others. Warning strokes didn't slow her. Then came a major stroke that changed everything.

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Shared-use
legislation passes

Ohio lawmakers made it easier for schools to open their gymnasiums, pools, playgrounds, running track, athletic fields and other facilities to public use during non-school hours.

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'If you want to be happy for a lifetime, go help someone else' ... at home and abroad


Read the latest post from the American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown's Huffington Post Blog.

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CPR Myth: You can hurt someone

Many people are afraid of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation because they fear they’ll hurt someone.

Do not be afraid. Injuries caused by properly performed CPR properly are rare.

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