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Heart of 29 shines on the diamond

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Carew’s campaign to boost awareness and prevention of the No. 1 killer of Americans took center stage Wednesday night at Target Field, home of his longtime team, the Minnesota Twins.

In and around the stadium, and on television and radio broadcasts, fans were exposed to “Heart […]

Carew, Heart of 29 take the field at Twins home opener

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

MINNEAPOLIS – Standing on dugout steps, waiting to throw out the honorary first pitch for the Minnesota Twins’ home opener, Hall of Famer Rod Carew stared at the video board atop left field as a tribute played in memory of people who died since last […]

Rod Carew brings Heart of 29 to spring training: Fixing swings, fighting heart disease

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Editor’s note: On the 29th of every month, American Heart Association News will feature a story on baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew and his ongoing battle with heart disease. Carew, who wore No. 29 throughout his career, is leading “Heart of 29,” a campaign to […]

With a device in his heart, Carew takes the field

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Editor’s note: On the 29th of every month, American Heart Association News will feature a story on baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew and his ongoing battle with heart disease. Carew, who wore No. 29 throughout his career, is leading “Heart of 29,” a campaign […]

Rod Carew connects in his first swing against heart disease; Heart of 29 launch weekend proves to be a powerful event

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“Rod Carew: The Fight of His Life” airs on MLB Network at 9 p.m. ET Tuesday.

When Rod Carew was a poor boy growing up in Panama, he contracted rheumatic fever. He spent six months in a hospital 40 miles from home. This left him […]

Baseball great, heart failure patient Rod Carew launches ‘Heart of 29’ campaign

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

MINNEAPOLIS – As soon as Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew began recovering from life-threatening heart problems, he became driven by one thought: How can I help?

Carew knew his story could inspire more people to take control of their heart health and encourage more donations toward […]

January 30th, 2016|Categories: Heart Disease, Heart Failure, LVAD, Patients, Rod Carew||4 Comments

Guitar great Pete Huttlinger dies of stroke at 54

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Pete Huttlinger was born with a gift for playing guitar, a skill that took him to great professional heights. In addition to Emmy and Grammy nominations and a National Fingerstyle Guitar Championship, he earned the praise of his peers; Vince Gill called him “wickedly […]

Clemson’s Swinney wins AHA’s Bear Bryant Award as top college football coach

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

HOUSTON — Clemson’s Dabo Swinney guided the Clemson Tigers to the verge of an undefeated season, carrying a No. 1 ranking into the playoffs and clawing their way toward a national championship until deep into the title game.

Although they came up short, they still finished […]

College football’s title game coaches meet again Wednesday for AHA’s Bryant Award ceremony

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

After squaring off in the national championship game on Monday night, Alabama’s Nick Saban and Clemson’s Dabo Swinney will be in Houston on Wednesday night to see if they won the Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award presented by the American Heart Association.

Tom […]

AHA to debut in Tournament of Roses Parade

BY AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Over its 91-year history, the American Heart Association has been supported in many spectacularly visual ways – from annual presidential proclamations to national landmarks lit up in red to a YouTube video viewed nearly 4 million times.

Another headliner joins that list on New Year’s Day […]