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STORIES FROM THE HEART: Thanks to CPR, fireman-husband saves life of his cardiac-nurse-wife | blog.heart.org

STORIES FROM THE HEART: Thanks to CPR, fireman-husband saves life of his cardiac-nurse-wife | blog.heart.org Tawnya and her husband came to our Mid-Atlantic Affiliate AHA All-Staff meeting in August to share their personal story.  While Tawnya was talking onstage, her heart went out of rhythm and her internal defibrillator shocked her twice. Needless to say,

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Government to issue guidelines for lowering sodium in foods

Government to issue guidelines for lowering sodium in foods Food manufacturers and restaurants – suppliers of three-fourths of the sodium in Americans’ diets – may soon be asked by the government to lower sodium in their foods. The Food and Drug Administration is preparing to issue voluntary guidelines asking the food industry to lower sodium

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New heart disease and stroke prevention guidelines released | blog.heart.org

New heart disease and stroke prevention guidelines released | blog.heart.org There has been significant media coverage this week about the release of four new cardiovascular prevention guidelines.  These critically important documents are basically best practices for healthcare providers across the nation.  At both the June and October AHA National Board of Directors meetings, there were

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End of the Road

End of the Road Big thanks to heart attack survivor Colon Terrell, who finished his 3,000+ mile journey to raise funds and awareness Sunday. Congratulations!

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Thank you to Lora Hillgartner Wong for putting together a great new resource that brings our researchers and the critical work they do to life. “What AHA Funding Means to Me” contains photos and statements from MAA’s top scoring research awardees about how AHA-funded grants support their pursuit of new technologies and treatments that will save lives. I encourage you to check it out and share with our volunteers, donors and sponsors to learn more about how our work is making an impact every day through research. Click Here!

Thank you to Lora Hillgartner Wong for putting together a great new resource that brings our researchers and the critical work they do to life. “What AHA Funding Means to Me” contains photos and statements from MAA’s top scoring research awardees about how AHA-funded grants support their pursuit of new technologies and treatments that will