Hundreds of American Heart Association volunteers to meet with lawmakers
October 15, 2019 08:34 ET | American Heart Association
Washington, DC, Oct. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- October 15, 2019 — Hundreds of cardiovascular disease patients, survivors, caregivers, researchers and others from across the country will be in...
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Change Your Salty Ways in Only 21 Days
January 02, 2013 01:00 ET | American Heart Association
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association launches Sodium Swap Challenge on Jan. 7th EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:00AM CT, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 2013 DALLAS, Jan. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --...
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Americans' Heart Health Varies Significantly From State to State
December 19, 2012 10:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Americans' cardiovascular health varies greatly from state to state. The percentage of the population with ideal cardiovascular health varies from 1.2 in Oklahoma to 6.9...
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More Children Surviving In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
December 18, 2012 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Three times as many children survived in-hospital cardiac arrest in 2009 vs. 2000, according to a new study of 12 Get With The Guidelines®-Resuscitation...
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New Guidelines Can Improve Treatment for Severe Heart Attack Patients
December 17, 2012 14:00 ET | American Heart Association
Guidelines Highlights: New streamlined guidelines will help healthcare providers better treat patients with the most severe form of heart attack known as STEMI. Coronary intervention with...
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2012 Top 10 Advances in Heart Disease and Stroke Research
December 17, 2012 11:25 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, Dec. 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Resuscitation, cell regeneration, a new high blood pressure treatment and developments in devices for treating stroke are among the key scientific findings...
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Psychosocial Distress Associated With Increased Stroke Risk
December 13, 2012 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Psychosocial distress is associated with increased risk of stroke deaths and strokes in people over age 65. Psychosocial distress includes depression, stress and a...
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Unhealthy Behaviors Could Slow Progress in Reducing Heart Disease, Stroke
December 12, 2012 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Poor eating and exercise habits could literally be "the death of us," according to the latest American Heart Association progress report on the fight against heart diseases...
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Even Moderate Smoking Associated With Sudden Death Risk in Women
December 11, 2012 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Even light-to-moderate cigarette smoking is associated with a significant increase in the risk of sudden cardiac death in women. The risk of sudden cardiac death rose 8...
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Compression-Only CPR Improves Survival With Good Brain Function
December 10, 2012 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights : A new Japanese study shows that early compression-only CPR, without rescue breathing, kept more people alive with good brain function after they had a sudden cardiac...