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Our recent survey brought to light a long list of challenges associated with heart failure, but there are steps you can to manage it. Find out how you can help build awareness at http://spr.ly/6262BBxEs.

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A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report shows that heart age is much higher for most Americans than their actual age. http://spr.ly/6263ByTJJ
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CVS Health’s efforts over the last year have undoubtedly helped improve the lives of people in the communities it serves, exemplifying how one corporate commitment can transform public health.
A year after CVS Health Corp. stopped selling cigarettes at its drugstores, cigarette sales dropped across all retailers in 13 states, according to new data.
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Athletes have dominated the debate over screening young people for heart disease, overshadowing a group dying in much larger numbers: non-athletes. http://spr.ly/6266ByBU6
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The world of technology is constantly evolving with the creation of new and advanced tools which help doctors treat patients faster, more effectively and save more lives. Help the American Heart Association spread the word at SXSW 2016 by voting for our proposal!
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Smoking after a heart attack is associated with more chest pain and worse health-related quality of life. http://spr.ly/6266BH0lq
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Vietnam veteran Sonny Herr lived with shrapnel in his heart for more than four decades, until he needed bypass surgery in February. http://spr.ly/6263ByeBL
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It’s the first week of the Family Health Challenge™, are you participating? It’s not too late to join! http://spr.ly/6262Bynmy #LifeisWhy
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U.S. cities are increasingly making public parks and beaches smoke-free. http://spr.ly/6268ByztO
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Fruit served in an icecream cone? Why didn't we think of that?! Check out more great tips from Fit Mom Diet 
4 Ways to Get Your Kids to eat More Fruits and Veggies
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The hospitals recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association push hard to make sure their heart disease and stroke patients get the benefits of scientific guidelines-based treatment. Look for your hospital on our list today. http://spr.ly/6260ByHhe
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The Life is Why Family Health Challenge™ kicks off today! Are you ready to tackle this week and increase your fruit and vegetable consumption? Today’s Life is Why Family Health Challenge™ Activity is “Color your Plate” and ‘Eat the Rainbow!” Choose as many colorful fruits and vegetables as you can at each meal and show us how you used them! Join the challenge: http://spr.ly/6267ByyOv #lifeiswhy
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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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Thank you for becoming a member of your American Heart Association | American Stroke Association's Google+ community. We encourage you to post comments, photos and videos on this page and in our community.

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.

To keep with our family-friendly culture, we will review community posts and remove any that are offensive or inappropriate. We will leave your posts as they relate to subjects on this page.

The American Heart Association | American Stroke’s Google+ community is not intended to provide medical advice or treatment. Only your healthcare provider can provide that. The AHA/ASA recommends that you consult your healthcare provider regarding your personal health matters. If you think you are having a heart attack, stroke or another emergency, please call 911 immediately.

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All users must comply with the Website’s Terms of Use and the American Heart Association's Participation Guidelines. The AHA/ASA does not monitor every post by a community member on the AHA/ASA's Google+ page and community. However, content will be removed if it falls into the following categories:

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