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Every journey begins with a single step! Make that first step in the kitchen! National Wear Red Day® is February 3rd. http://spr.ly/62638uqKP  


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Are you ready for American Heart Month? We are! And so are companies nationwide. Retailers are helping us raise money for heart disease treatment and research. See where you can give here: http://spr.ly/62628uLip #LifeIsWhyWeGive
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Heart failure costs the U.S. more than $14.3B each year and that will likely double in the next 15 years. http://spr.ly/62648Pz1y #RiseAboveHF
The American Heart Association explains the risks for heart failure and what your risk for heart failure could be.
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Why does atrial fibrillation increase your risk for stroke? Can you tell when you’re going to have an AFib episode? Get answers to these questions and more on our new AFib FAQ http://spr.ly/62688POuj
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I feel it when I go into fib..its a scary feeling.. 
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Need a New Year’s resolution? How about choosing to take back control of the sodium in your food. The first step: watch for #SneakySodium. http://spr.ly/626083Rb0
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Federal funding for the nation’s No. 1 killer fails to keep pace despite a big funding boost for the National Institutes of Health. http://spr.ly/62678uDOR
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In baseball terms, Hall of Famer Rod Carew has rounded third and is heading for home in his recovery from a heart and kidney transplant.
Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew is "doing great" since receiving a new heart and kidney. He's passed the 1-month milestone and hopes to soon return home.
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Test your AFib IQ by taking the #AFibQuiz today: http://spr.ly/62688PjaA 
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Save 20% off today and show your support for the American Heart Association and National Wear Red Day®! Use code 20AHA65 at checkout! http://spr.ly/62688uU7Q
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New blood pressure treatment recommendation raises concerns for American Heart Association president. http://spr.ly/62618ujyX
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Yeah when they stop putting so much crap in all the food we eat won't be any blood sugar and pressure problems. 
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90% of kids eat too much sodium. Think you know where it comes from? Take a look at the Salty 6 for Kids to test your knowledge. http://spr.ly/62698uDyL
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Keep going. #MondayMotivation
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Martin Luther King Jr. is an inspiration to me and it should be to you
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Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Introduction
The American Heart Association | American Stroke Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary health organization. Its purpose is to help prevent America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers, heart disease and stroke. The AHA/ASA is an advocate of good health, promoting positive behaviors, nutritious eating habits and healthy lifestyles. It also funds cutting-edge research and professional education programs.

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