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Stroke centers may improve survival



Stroke centers
may improve
survival

People with brain bleeds are more likely to survive if they’re treated at a comprehensive stroke center.

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North Attleboro Middle School in Massachusetts is the first school to raise a cumulative $1 million for the American Heart Association through Hoops for Hearts.

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Life Changes













It took a stroke for Tyree Russell to take his health seriously.

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Latino community
far too often
ignore stroke signs

In the Latino community, stroke may be more debilitating or deadly because far too often we ignore the warning signs.

Read more of Eduardo Sanchez’s column

CVGPS: Donna Arnett











Donna Arnett and her research team are trying to crack the genetic code on heart problems in African-Americans.

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By acting F.A.S.T., she rewrote her family’s story

Anne Dailey saw how a stroke ruined her grandmother’s life. So when Dailey realized she was having a stroke, a swift response led to a great outcome.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

Stories from the Heart: Brianne Cassidy









Brianne Cassidy spent her first 24 years being shy and anxious. Then came a life-threatening stroke. Since recovering, her personality has changed for the better: “I really like myself more now.”

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Warning Signs

Know the Heart Attack and Stroke Warning Signs

If you or someone else is experiencing these warning signs of heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest, call 9-1-1 right away.

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