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L.A. school is
having fun … and
getting healthy

Young Oak Kim Academy teachers, students embracing a new lifestyle.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

Heart screening












Athletes have dominated the debate over screening young people for heart disease, overshadowing a group dying in much larger numbers: non-athletes.

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The Ambassadors: Anthony DiLemme












Anthony DiLemme had two valve replacement surgeries in less than a year and is now a Heart Valve Ambassador.

Read Anthony DiLemme’s story

Cooking with Big Baby











NBA star Glen Davis is using his star power to spread the word about the importance of healthy eating to prevent heart disease.

Read more about Glen “Big Baby” Davis

Up to the challenge












The Life is Why Family Health Challenge is enlisting families to get heart-healthy in September.

Read more about health challenge

Stories from the heart: Gabby McManus










What seemed like heartburn for Gabby McManus was actually the start of a massive heart attack that caused her heart to stop 14 times.

Read Gabby McManus’ story

Awaiting the thumbs-up












The Food and Drug Administration is expected by Thursday to approve the second in a powerful new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs.

Read more about PCSK9 inhibitors

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Mississippi city introduces EmPOWERED To Serve

EmPOWERED To Serve is an American Heart Association movement working with multicultural partners to create a cultural of health within communities. Yazoo City Housing Authority in Mississippi has introduced the program to help transform the lives of its residents.

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