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Heart disease continues to kill more Americans than cancer...










Heart disease continues to kill more Americans than cancer, and the number of deaths for both causes is on the rise.

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Young women and stress









Younger women with heart disease are more susceptible to reduced blood flow from mental stress.

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Asthma and heart disease risk









New research links late-onset asthma to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Sugary Drinks









After adopting the country’s first tax on sugary drinks, consumers in Berkeley, California, are drinking 21 percent less of these beverages, according to a new study released Tuesday.

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Go Red Get Fit Story











A year-long program encouraging women to make healthy lifestyle changes adds new challenges this summer.

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Crowdsourcing

 










American Heart Association and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute are planning to use patient crowdsourcing information to issue a challenge to researchers in September.

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Hearty Humor By Jonny Hawkins 08232016











“We’re trying to make our stress test more realistic.”

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AHA Sugar statement











American Heart Association issues first scientific statement recommending sugar limits for children.

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Being serious about stroke care

David Wheeler, stroke program medical director at Wyoming Medical Center, describes his program’s experience with Get With the Guidelines-Stroke and Target: Stroke for improving stroke patient care.

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