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When her grandmother suffered a stroke, 7-year-old Anna Crown knew the signs and called 911.
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Barry Walk, III appeared to be a normal, healthy two-month-old baby boy. But, one morning changed everything.
Watch more about Barry
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Healthcare providers who enroll in a new government program can get paid for prevention, while patients will have more say in their health under a new payment model.
Read more about the payment model
A 24-year-old workout warrior, Brittany Williams was enjoying dinner in Times Square when her heart stopped. CPR from bystanders saved her life, and now she encourages everyone to learn how to become a lifesaver.
Read Williams' story
Medical and community health experts led a Twitter chat Wednesday about disparities in high blood pressure control among African-Americans and other minorities.
Read highlights from Twitter chat
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African-Americans, especially women and young adults at lower socioeconomic levels, have an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.
Read more about socioeconomic risks
Philanthropist turns her heart problem into solutions
Sally Soter’s brush with heart disease opened her eyes to what a problem it is for all women. So she decided to do something about it.
Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column
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