Tag: american heart association

Stroke death rate down, but work remains

Stroke death rate down, but work remains

| May 12, 2015

By Joseph Broderick, M.D. At the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new building, everyone looks up and marvels at the shiny structure. The reality is, this overnight sensation was years in the making. It took time to draw up the plans, raise the money and then to actually build it, from the framework to screwing in every […]

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Paul George makes heartfelt plea for Americans to learn stroke warning signs

Paul George makes heartfelt plea for Americans to learn stroke warning signs

| April 23, 2015

NBA star Paul George and his mom Paulette have teamed with the American Stroke Association to teach the acronym F.A.S.T. for stroke warning sign recognition.

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Walk, don’t run, your way to a healthy life

Walk, don’t run, your way to a healthy life

| April 4, 2015

Courtesy of the American Heart Association The American Heart Association wants people to lace up and get moving! These days, we’re spending more time at work and sitting in front of a screen than ever before. We’re becoming less active, which can increase our risk of heart disease, stroke and other diseases. Simply walking has […]

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How to reduce high blood pressure naturally

How to reduce high blood pressure naturally

| March 30, 2015

Courtesy of the American Heart Association More than 40 percent of non-Hispanic blacks have high blood pressure. If you’re African American, there’s a good chance that you, a relative or an African American friend has the disease, which is also known as HBP or hypertension. Not only is HBP more severe in blacks than whites, […]

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Go Red for Women Heart Health Awareness Luncheon scheduled for May 10

| April 15, 2014

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc., an organization of professional nurses and the American Heart Association will once again partner to host a fashion show and luncheon bringing awareness to women’s heart health. The theme for this year’s luncheon is Styles from the Heart: Iconic Women. The luncheon is scheduled to […]

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