American Heart Association

After his heart stopped on Valentine’s Day, Texas man learned he’d need a new heart

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Davy Hobson was notorious for last-minute Valentine’s gifts. But on Feb. 14, 2013, he was ahead of the game.

“I’d bought my wife’s gift a day early for the first time since we were married,” he said.

When the home health nurse from Tyler, Texas, left for […]

February 13th, 2018|Categories: Cardiac Arrest, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Patients, Stories from the Heart|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on After his heart stopped on Valentine’s Day, Texas man learned he’d need a new heart

Tackling heart health as a couple

Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but a proper diet and regular physical activity can be the key to a healthy heart.

This Valentine’s Day, skip the chocolates and indulge your sweetheart with a heart-healthy gift or date. There’s no better gift than helping each other maintain […]

February 13th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , |1 Comment

Four-time stroke survivor makes trek across the country for the fourth time

He’s at it again. Four-time stroke survivor Mycle Brandy, 63, has his walking shoes on and he is making his way from Portland, Oregon, to Portland, Maine.

This is Brandy’s fourth walk since beginning his treks around America to raise awareness about stroke. Along the way, he meets and greets […]

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Have a heart-healthy Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is a day full of candy hearts, red roses, cards and sometimes even surprises from those who love you. But the best part of Valentine’s Day is the special date with the one you love the most. This year make another commitment to keep your hearts healthy […]