American Heart Association

Learning to navigate congenital heart disease as an adult

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Ten months after she was born, Lauren Evanovich had open-heart surgery to repair a hole in her heart and aortic valve.

As she got older, Evanovich avoided strenuous activity and saw a cardiologist twice a year. Otherwise she didn’t think much about what her congenital heart […]

February 7th, 2018|Categories: Children, Health, Heart Disease|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Learning to navigate congenital heart disease as an adult

Things to know: 7 simple steps to a longer, healthier life

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Taking care of yourself can lead to a longer, healthier life. There are seven simple steps that research has shown can make a difference. Each involves making good choices and requires some discipline, but all are doable.

Dubbed “Life’s Simple 7” by the American Heart Association, […]

February 6th, 2018|Categories: Health, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Obesity, Physical Activity, Tobacco|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Things to know: 7 simple steps to a longer, healthier life

Emerging designer to move into the fashion show spotlight

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Fashion designer Taneasha Prunty hesitated when she got the invitation to submit a sketch for New York Fashion Week’s annual Red Dress Collection fashion show.

She eventually talked herself out of applying. But then she continued to mull over the idea and realized she needed to […]

February 5th, 2018|Categories: Health, Women|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Emerging designer to move into the fashion show spotlight

Country goes red to draw attention to heart disease and stroke in women

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Nothing can keep Kimberly Moore from spreading the word about heart disease and stroke in women – not even surgery.

From her hospital bed this week, Moore urged family and friends on social media to wear red on Friday to show their support, raise awareness and […]

February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Stroke, Women|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Country goes red to draw attention to heart disease and stroke in women

Plan ahead for healthy Super Bowl snacks and intercept those empty calories

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

For many Super Bowl fans – along with the commercials and the halftime show – the day is all about the snacks. Wings. Chili. Pizza.

But whether you are pulling for repeat contenders, the New England Patriots, or the underdog Philadelphia Eagles, all good die-hard fans […]

February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Health, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Recipes|Tags: , |Comments Off on Plan ahead for healthy Super Bowl snacks and intercept those empty calories

More than a heart flutter: What happens when AFib changes your world?

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Spencer Moseley is not the type of person you’d expect to have a heart problem.

A dedicated runner with 50 marathons under his belt, Moseley kept meticulous track of his pace while logging 45 to 60 miles a week. Usually, he kept a steady 7:30 per-mile […]

February 1st, 2018|Categories: Health, Heart Failure, Patients, Stroke|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on More than a heart flutter: What happens when AFib changes your world?

Avoiding heart disease should be considered during breast cancer treatments

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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Older women who survive cancer are at much higher risk of death from heart disease, according to a panel of experts who are working to lessen that double whammy.

In its first scientific statement on cardiovascular disease and breast cancer, the American Heart Association […]

February 1st, 2018|Categories: Health, Heart Disease, Patients, Prevention, Women|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Avoiding heart disease should be considered during breast cancer treatments

Tratamientos del cáncer del seno deben tomar en cuenta enfermedad del corazón

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Según peritos que tratan de evitar el doble golpe de cáncer del seno y enfermedad del corazón, las mujeres mayores que superviven el cáncer tienen un riesgo mucho más alto de desarrollar cardiopatía.

El primer informe científico de la American Heart Association sobre enfermedad […]

February 1st, 2018|Categories: Health, Non Featured, Noticias en Español|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Tratamientos del cáncer del seno deben tomar en cuenta enfermedad del corazón

As American Heart Month kicks off, Trump encourages Americans to lead healthy lives

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The message from President Trump’s declaration of February as American Heart Month was clear: In the fight against heart disease — the nation’s No. 1 killer — the name of the game is healthy living.

His remarks issued Thursday help kick off the annual awareness initiative […]

February 1st, 2018|Categories: Health, Healthy Living, Heart Disease|Tags: |Comments Off on As American Heart Month kicks off, Trump encourages Americans to lead healthy lives

More than 100 million Americans have high blood pressure, AHA says

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The number of Americans at risk for heart attacks and strokes just got a lot higher. An estimated 103 million U.S. adults have high blood pressure, according to new statistics from the American Heart Association. That’s nearly half of all adults in the United States.

“With […]

January 31st, 2018|Categories: Diabetes, Health, Healthy Living, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Nutrition, Obesity, Patients, Physical Activity, Stroke|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on More than 100 million Americans have high blood pressure, AHA says