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This medical student's first life saving diagnoisis was for himself. Read his incredible story here: http://spr.ly/6261BESnH
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"The importance of mutual support among parents who share a common experience cannot be underestimated." Our new Support Network is connecting more families, caregivers and survivors everyday. See it for yourself here: http://spr.ly/6267BEmQN
A Jacksonville woman whose granddaughter suffered a stroke before or at birth -- and has a form of cerebral palsy as a result -- was disappointed to find no local support groups for families of youth stroke victims. She hopes a new, national website will lead the way.
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There are more than 1 million heart failure-related hospitalizations every year. Learn how to identify symptoms as early as possible here and help the cause: http://spr.ly/6262BBah2.
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It's hot out there. Do you know the difference between a #stroke and a heat stroke? http://spr.ly/6269BEbuz
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Thx 4 sharing that is good to know!
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The American Heart Association Patient Ambassadors team is newly created to support and educate the millions of people impacted by heart disease and stroke. http://spr.ly/6262BEZMp
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We won't lie, this was fun. How the American Heart Association and the Red Cross Won #Sharknado3 http://spr.ly/6261BEjtL
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We strongly applaud the new FDA food label for added sugars.

#hearthealth #sugar #FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed Friday that a “percent daily value” for added sugars be part of nutrition labels on packaged foods.
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A review 30 years after a task force investigated the state of minority health shows that much has been done and there’s much more to do. http://spr.ly/6260BEllC
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Two years ago, Melinda Kentfield lost her son Taylor while he was taking a jog. Today, her advocacy work honors him. http://spr.ly/6262BEZ3y
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Horrors of the parents are coming in to focus on documentaries and then much more ways to catch the killers!
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Hospitals often overestimate their ability to deliver fast stroke care. http://spr.ly/6261BEkNH
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Has heart failure affected your personal relationships? You aren’t alone. In fact, 71% of caregivers we surveyed reported so. We want to hear from you. Your stories help make a difference: http://spr.ly/6260BBahg.
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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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The American Heart Association | American Stroke Association Google+ community is intended to provide a forum for discussion, and the content provided by those other than the AHA/ASA does not represent the opinions or positions of the AHA/ASA. Likes, comments and shares by the AHA/ASA are not endorsements.

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(800) AHA-USA1, (800) 242-8721