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Children With Heart Devices and Their Parents Struggle With Quality of Life
December 04, 2012 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Children with implanted heart devices and their parents may report a lower quality of life than other kids and their parents. For children, self-perception, self-worth and...
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Social Media May Help Fight Childhood Obesity
December 03, 2012 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Statement Highlights: Social media may be an effective way to help children overcome obesity. Parental involvement and online interaction with counselors and peers led to greater success...
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Healthy Diet May Help Prevent Recurrent Heart Attacks, Strokes
December 03, 2012 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: If you have cardiovascular disease, a heart-healthy diet may help prevent recurrent heart attacks and strokes. The benefits of eating right were in addition to those from...
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Michelle Williams, Other Gospel Music Leaders to Judge Most Powerful Voices
November 30, 2012 11:50 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, Nov. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GMC TV, Light Records and Roland Corporation will participate in the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's 4th annual Most Powerful Voices...
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The Measurement and Interpretation of the Ankle-Brachial Index: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
November 15, 2012 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, Nov. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Statement Highlights Measuring the ankle-brachial index (ABI) is a non-invasive way to diagnose peripheral artery disease and detect people at increased...
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Winners Announced in National Kids' Hip Hop Video Competition
November 14, 2012 06:00 ET | American Heart Association
DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Stroke Association today announced the winner of its 2012 Hip Hop Stroke Video Competition. Kids ages 10 to 16 were invited in May to submit...
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Meditation May Reduce Death, Heart Attack and Stroke in Heart Patients
November 13, 2012 16:00 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Twice-a-day Transcendental Meditation helped African Americans with heart disease reduce risk of death, heart attack and stroke. Meditation helped patients lower their...
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American Heart Association Adds New 'Ingredients' to Simple Cooking with Heart program
November 13, 2012 01:00 ET | American Heart Association
EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:00am CST, November 12, 2012. DALLAS, Nov. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Heart Association has added 30 recipes, representative of popular dishes from around the...
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Total Hip Replacement Surgery May Increase Risk of Stroke
November 09, 2012 09:59 ET | American Heart Association
Study Highlights: Total hip replacement surgery patients have increased risk of ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke during the first two weeks after surgery. Researchers suggest elderly...
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Women May Not Fare as Well as Men After ICD Implantation
November 07, 2012 18:00 ET | American Heart Association
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 7, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tip Highlights: Women may not fare as well as men after ICD implantation Heart failure patients may have increased cancer risk Public access...