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It was a snowy January day and Alex Newton was home from school watching cartoons when he felt the entire right half of his body start tingling. Soon after, the 10-year-old told his mother that his face also felt tingly. "The hair on the back of my neck stood up because being an EMT, we're trained that one of the symptoms of stroke is paralysis... more...
Posted by Summer Huggins on From AHA Oct 14, 2014 9:44 AM CDT
International leaders are being urged to recognize the global threat of cardiovascular disease and prioritize healthier environments where people work, live and play as part of the focus of this year’s World Heart Day . The day, created in 2000 to draw attention to cardiovascular health, is held annually on Sept. 29. This year, the World... more...
Posted by Summer Huggins on From AHA Sep 29, 2014 9:43 AM CDT
Laurie Heavener was talking with another mother outside her daughter’s Girl Scout meeting in Randolph, New Jersey, when her eyes rolled back in her head and she collapsed from cardiac arrest. A high school sophomore administered CPR, just one day after he received training. More than six years later, Heavener was there to watch New... more...
Posted by Summer Huggins on From AHA Sep 15, 2014 3:19 PM CDT
But don't reach for the junk food just yet!  A cholesterol-lowering drug -- called alirocumab and created by Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals -- under clinical trial has been shown to reduce the number of heart attacks and strokes in patients by about half.  "Nothing serious here that concerns me, but... more...
Posted by Summer Huggins on STEMI in the News Sep 4, 2014 2:05 PM CDT


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