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Personal Stories

Fri, 10/04/2013 - 5:54am
The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.

El tronco arterioso

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 11:10am
El tronco arterioso - learn what it is, treatment and more

Diabetes Tools & Resources

Wed, 10/02/2013 - 7:49am
The American Heart Association offers these tools to help you reach your treatment goals and better manage diabetes, including a glucose tracker, recipes and a heart-health assessment.

Tracking Your Health Online

Tue, 10/01/2013 - 11:40am
The American Heart Association explains the importance of tracking your own health.

Consumer Health Care

Tue, 10/01/2013 - 7:13am
Consumer Health Care

Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Tue, 10/01/2013 - 5:27am
What are the symptoms of a heart attack in women? The American Heart Association explains how signs of a heart attack in women may be different than heart attack signs in men.

Menopause and Heart Disease

Tue, 10/01/2013 - 5:15am
The American Heart Association explains the relationship of menopause to heart disease in women.


Tue, 10/01/2013 - 4:36am
What is heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease, coronary artery disease or coronary heart disease? The American Heart Association explains various cardiovascular conditions and heart conditions, the causes of heart disease, the symptoms of heart disease, the prevention of heart disease, the diagnosis of heart disease the treatment of heart disease and gives tools and resources for patients with cardiovascular conditions.11/14/13 3:41 PM

Meals Without Meat

Mon, 09/30/2013 - 9:00pm
The American Heart Association explains that eating meals without meat can help lower your cholesterol and help reduce your risk of heart disease and shows you how to do it.

Health Equity: Eliminating Bias by Age, Ethnicity, Gender and More

Mon, 09/30/2013 - 1:30pm
The American Heart Association explains health disparities and our efforts to bring health equity to socially or economically disadvantaged communities across the United States.

Consumer Healthcare Resources

Mon, 09/30/2013 - 5:56am
The American Heart Association offers these consumer healthcare tools and resources to help you take control of your heart health.

Heart Valve Surgery Goals

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 12:13pm
When any person is considering heart valve replacement, it can be helpful to know the overall goals of the procedure and how your medical professionals will track the success and your return to wellness. Here are some of the likely goals for any valve surgery.

Options for Heart Valve Replacement

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 12:03pm
Learn about the different types of heart valve replacement - most commonly the aortic valve and mitral valves.

Options for Heart Valve Repair

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 11:57am
The goal of heart valve surgery is to cure the problem or lengthen life by restoring the function of your heart valves. Learn about valve repair vs replacement.

Heart Valve Diagnosis Criteria

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 11:31am
As you prepare for heart valve testing for a complete diagnosis, there are several criteria used to determine your particular needs.

Getting an Accurate Heart Valve Diagnosis

Wed, 09/25/2013 - 11:11am
In order to decide the best treatment for your heart valve condition, you’ll need a careful evaluation. An accurate diagnosis helps you and your treatment team determine the risks and benefits of your treatment options.

Cardiac Catheterization

Tue, 09/24/2013 - 10:11am
The American Heart Association explains that cardiac catheterization (cardiac cath or heart cath) is a procedure to examine how well your heart is working.

Getting Heart Healthy One Simple Step at a Time

Fri, 09/20/2013 - 12:26pm
The American Heart Association explains Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and how a few simple changes can help you avoid such a diagnosis in the first place.

Health Insurance Marketplace Information

Thu, 09/19/2013 - 12:57pm
The American Heart Association helps explain the new Health Insurance Marketplace and the need for health insurance.