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Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease
The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
Fred Kelley: A Story in Miracles
Fred's Story: A Story of Miracles
Understand Your Risk for High Blood Pressure
The American Heart Association helps you understand your risk of high blood pressure, also called hypertension, by looking at family history, age, diet and poor nutrition like a high-sodium diet, obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol as well as stress, smoking and sleep apnea.
What is Cardiovascular Disease (Heart Disease)?
What is heart disease? The American Heart Association explains the various types of heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease and coronary heart disease.
Menopause and Heart Disease
The American Heart Association explains the relationship of menopause to heart disease in women.
Can You Recognize a Heart Attack?
Take our quiz to test your knowledge of heart attack warning signs.
Heartburn or heart attack?
Even though they share some common symptoms, the American Heart Association explains the difference between heartburn and heart attack.
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.