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SFTH: Lisa Satchfield











A series of odd symptoms worried Lisa Satchfield, who ultimately suffered a massive stroke.

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HufPo Lisa Deck










Facing a life-threatening situation or two? Be a survivor.

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healthy retails









A new report is making recommendations for minimum levels of healthy foods and beverages that small food stores should keep in stock.
 
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Sugary drinks









The world’s largest soft drink companies are following tobacco industry marketing tactics by pouring billions of dollars into lower-income countries.

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Adam Verigan













Adam Verigan was born with a heart defect and now works at the hospital where he was treated.

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Red Dress Awards







U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy and cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. Kathy Magliato, who’s memoir inspired the new NBC show Heartbeat, are among those being honored at the Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards.

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Huff Po 02-09-2016



When teachers are healthy, everyone benefits

School districts aren’t only the domain of kids. Plenty of adults work there and the AHA is working to improve their health.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

One Brave Idea

One Brave Idea

Submit your One Brave Idea to cure coronary heart disease. The new $75 million research enterprise is funded by the American Heart Association, Verily and AstraZeneca.

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Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke or a cardiovascular condition. Your donation will help us save and improve their lives with research, education and emergency care.

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Honored for practicing what they preach

Nancy Thompson of Springfield, Illinois, suffered cardiac arrest on the Sangamon Valley Bike Trail in June of 2015 and was saved by several local bystanders with CPR and an AED. Her story was shared at the 2016 Springfield Heart & Stroke Ball on Saturday.

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