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Just a Little Heart Attack

Elizabeth Banks is known for her comedic acting style, but acknowledges there’s nothing funny about a heart attack. However, humor is exactly the approach Banks took in the entertaining Go Red For Women video she wrote and directed on the subject, Just a Little Heart Attack.

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    What is PAD?

    Learn more about Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and how this condition increases your risk for heart attack or stroke.

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    Today nearly 6 million Americans are living with heart failure..

    Heart Failure:get the facts

    Learn more about heart failure and how it affects the nearly six million people living with it, as well as those who care for them. Learn more at

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    Four Basic Treatment Options for Heart Valve Patients

    If you’ve been diagnosed with a heart valve problem such as aortic stenosis or mitral valve regurgitation, you may be facing some decisions about your treatment. Dr. James Edgerton explains the options your doctor may suggest: wait and observe, treat it with medication, or undergo a procedure such as valve repair or replacement.

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    Do you know the Symptoms of Heart Failure?.

    Heart Failure Warning Signs and Symptoms

    Watch this video to learn more about heart failure symptoms, treatments and management tools.

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    Your Heart Surgery: Rehab and Recovery

    This American Heart Association video features helpful tips from others who have successfully recovered from heart surgery, including how to maximize your recovery at home.

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    High Blood Pressure 140

    One hundred forty of anything is a lot, and it's too high for blood pressure. We're hoping these sharks and spiders will help you remember what "high" means for blood pressure.

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    Together to end Stroke

    Stroke kills more than 133,000 Americans annually and is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability. A large percentage of strokes that happen are treatable—but only if you get the right care, right away. Anyone can have a stroke and everyone should be prepared. It's a matter of knowing what to do, taking action and spreading the word. By learning and sharing the F.A.S.T. warning signs, you just might save a life from stroke.oke.’™

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    Pediatric Stroke can happen at any age.

    A Stroke Can Happen at Any Age: Rhys’ Story

    The International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association are teaming up to spread pediatric stroke awareness.

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    #CHDStories 2017 – Meet Noah

    Noah's mom learned shocking news during her 20-week ultrasound that baby Noah had a congenital heart defect. Today, thanks to research funded by the American Heart Association and The Children's Heart Foundation, Noah is an otherwise healthy boy with a contagious smile. #CHDStories

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