Heavy drinking over the years can prematurely age arteries compared to moderate drinking, a new study shows.
Because of the $4 billion the American Heart Association has contributed to health research since 1949, Teri Ackerson was near a stroke center when she lost feeling in her left arm.
On the nation's first Heart Valve Day this Feb. 22, former patient Dennis Dobkowski heads to Washington, D.C., in hopes of getting attention for this under-recognized problem.
More than half of the biggest cities in the U.S. don't have adequate policies to improve their residents’ health and well-being, according to a recent report.
After losing both parents to heart disease, Pauline Pavao has raised more than $80,000 to fight it.
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Tom Hesse was coming in from right field when he collapsed on the softball diamond. Luckily, fellow ballplayers in the senior league began CPR.
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