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Bicyclist schools kids in heart health

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

When Chris Figureida leaves Deadhorse, Alaska, on Wednesday on a 3,000-mile bicycle trip to San Diego, he’ll share the lonely road with moose, musk oxen and the occasional grizzly bear.

Yet some of his best adventures will take place indoors. Throughout his 78-day trip, Chris will […]

August 15th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Children, Healthy Living, Physical Activity, Stories from the Heart|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Bicyclist schools kids in heart health

Para entender el riesgo de ataque cerebral en hispanos y negros en Estados Unidos, científicos estadounidenses investigan más allá de sus fronteras

Por AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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Las visitas a hospitales en Estados Unidos son difíciles para Yomi Ogun, M.D., un investigador de ataque cerebral de Nigeria.

Los hospitales siempre tienen acceso a medicina para disolver coágulos en el tratamiento de ataques cerebrales. En su país natal, es un producto escaso. […]

July 25th, 2017|Categories: Non Featured, Noticias en Español|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Para entender el riesgo de ataque cerebral en hispanos y negros en Estados Unidos, científicos estadounidenses investigan más allá de sus fronteras

To understand stroke risk in Hispanic-Americans and African-Americans, researchers look beyond U.S. borders

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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Traveling to hospitals in the United States is difficult for Yomi Ogun, M.D., a stroke researcher from Nigeria.

A clot-busting medicine to treat stroke is always in stock. In his native country, it’s a rare commodity. Ambulances in America can get patients to […]

“Saving Children’s Lives” pilot program making a difference in Africa

A new training program led by the American Heart Association is saving lives in Sub-Saharan Africa and may ultimately help prevent the needless deaths of many young children in developing nations around the globe through better training of health care workers.

The AHA’s “Saving Children’s Lives” pilot program, in collaboration […]

Simple Science @Heart: Hunter-gatherers in remote lands have heart-healthy lifestyles

In some remote locales, entire cultures of people eat only what they grow or kill. It turns out that these hunter-gathers generally have healthier hearts than people in modernized society, according to two new studies in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension.

One group of researchers studied the Tsimane people […]