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Carews, Reulands holding news conference Tuesday

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

ENCINO, California – Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew and the family of the former NFL player who donated his heart and kidney will discuss their ongoing efforts to promote heart health, brain health and organ donation during a Tuesday news conference.

Carew’s heart began giving […]

How Rod Carew learned his new heart and kidney came from an NFL player

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California – The story of how Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew figured out that his new heart and kidney came from NFL player Konrad Reuland is best told through the two people most responsible for solving the mystery.

The […]

Baseball great Rod Carew’s new heart, kidney came from NFL player Konrad Reuland

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, California – Baseball Hall of Famer and recent transplant recipient Rod Carew now knows whose heart and kidney are keeping him alive: Konrad Reuland, an NFL tight end who died following a ruptured brain aneurysm.

This is believed to be the […]

Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew ‘doing great’ with new heart, kidney

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

LOS ANGELES – In baseball terms, Hall of Famer Rod Carew has rounded third and is heading for home in his recovery from a heart and kidney transplant.

Carew said his doctors are thrilled with his progress. He recently passed the 1-month milestone without any signs […]

Clemson’s Swinney wins AHA’s Bryant Award as college football coach of the year – again

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

HOUSTON — In addition to winning his first college football national championship, coach Dabo Swinney of Clemson picked up another honor this week by becoming the first back-to-back winner of the Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award presented by the American Heart Association.

Swinney is […]

AHA to crown top college football coach Wednesday night

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

HOUSTON — Fresh off a thrilling college football national championship game, coaches Dabo Swinney of Clemson and Nick Saban of Alabama are among the finalists for 31st annual Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award presented by the American Heart Association.

Swinney’s squad pulled off a late rally […]

Baseball great Rod Carew gets new heart, kidney

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

LOS ANGELES – Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew received a new heart and kidney Friday, giving him another chance for a healthy, active life.

The 71-year-old Carew underwent the 13-hour operation at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, his wife Rhonda Carew told American Heart Association News. […]

Heart, kidney transplant under way for Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

LOS ANGELES – Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew is undergoing a heart and kidney transplant. The surgery began around midnight Pacific time on Friday and is expected to take up to 18 hours.

“Please keep Rod in your prayers,” his family said in a statement released […]

Finalists announced for AHA’s Bryant Award for the top coach in college football

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

HOUSTON – The coaches of the only undefeated teams in major-college football – Nick Saban of Alabama and P.J. Fleck of Western Michigan – are among the nine finalists for the 31st annual Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award presented by the American Heart […]

AHA bringing better blood pressure care to people through local YMCAs

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

NEW ORLEANS – Good news for some people who get their blood pressure checked at the YMCA: A doctor will see you soon.

All across the country, many people already take part in the Y’s Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program. In 10 underserved communities, the American Heart […]