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Family history inspires Heart Walk dedication
Azziem Hassan Underwood?s commitment to the American Heart Association took on added meaning this summer. As he was gearing up for a second year as a Team Captain for the Puget Sound Heart and Stroke Walk, his identical twin brother Azzad suffered a massive heart attack.
Winter Weather Tips for Cardiac Patients
The American Heart Association says that the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some, especially those in poor physical condition or those with existing heart disease or a personal history of stroke.
Heart-Health Risk Assessments from the American Heart Association
The American Heart Association offers these heart-health risk assessment tools such as heart attack risk asessment, high blood pressure risk calculator, my diabetes Life Assessment and My Life Check.
Gerry's Story: Know Your Risk
Gerry Turer's Story: Know Your Risk
Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival
After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.
Heart Attack Personal Stories
Read inspirational heart attack-related stories
Order the American Heart Association Heart Attack Publications
Publications related to heart attack
The American Heart Association explains that a peripheral angiogram is a test that uses X-rays to help your doctor find narrowed or blocked areas in one or more of the arteries that supply blood to your legs. The test is also called a peripheral arteriogram.
Carla Leonard: "That AED Saved My Life"
Carla was 43 when she experienced what felt like ?a brain freeze to the chest? during the morning pledge. She went into sudden cardiac arrest. Read her story of survival brought to you by the American Heart Association.