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Healthy for Good American Heart Association

Healthy for Good is a revolutionary movement to inspire you to create lasting change in your health and your life, one small step at a time. The approach is simple: Eat …

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Health Topics American Heart Association

Our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. As we move into the second century of our work, we are advancing health and hope for everyone, everywhere. *All …

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Your Health American Heart Association

Our Unhealthy Obsession with Your Health Doesn't End Here. Our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. As we move into the second century of our work, we …

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New opportunity to improve diagnosis, care for people with

DALLAS, July 17, 2024 — About 1 in 3 U.S. adults have at least three risk factors for cardiovascular-kidney-metabolic (CKM) syndrome, a health disorder related to the strong …

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New research explores alcohol’s impact on the heart

Research Highlights:. Two new, basic research studies in rodents (mice and rats) analyzed the impacts that alcohol may have on the heart. In a mouse study, abnormal heart …

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What is Cardiovascular Disease

An ischemic stroke, which is the most common type of stroke, occurs when a blood vessel that feeds the brain gets blocked, usually from a blood clot. When the blood supply to a …

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Sharing brain images can foster new neuroscience discoveries

DALLAS, July 24, 2024 — In this era of machine learning and artificial intelligence, harnessing large-scale neuroimaging can facilitate new discoveries in neuroscience …

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The American Heart Association Diet and Lifestyle …

Increase the amount and intensity of your physical activity to burn more calories. Aim for at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75 minutes of vigorous physical …

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Healthy Lifestyle American Heart Association

Life's Essential 8. The American Heart Association announced a checklist to measure cardiovascular health, which now includes healthy sleep – a response to the latest research …

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People whose bodies age faster may benefit most from good …

In participants whose bodies were genetically predisposed to aging faster, 39% of the association between LE8 scores and cardiovascular disease or death was due to the …

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Understanding How Stress Affects the Body American Heart …

Stress is a fact of life. A 2022 American Psychological Association survey found that a whopping 76% of respondents reported experiencing at least one symptom of stress over …

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Losing Weight American Heart Association

5 Steps to Lose Weight & Keep It Off. Learning to balance healthy eating and physical activity can help you lose weight more easily and keep it off. Take it from people who have successfully …

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Body Mass Index in Adults American Heart Association

BMI is an indicator of the amount of body fat for most people. It is used as a screening tool to identify whether an adult is at a healthy weight. BMI is a numerical value of …

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Why is physical activity so important for health and well-being

Here are some other benefits you may get with regular physical activity: Helps you quit smoking and stay tobacco-free. Boosts your energy level so you can get more done. …

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Why everyone should care about health disparities – and what to …

(Softulka/iStock, Getty Images) Lea en español. The coronavirus pandemic and the equity movement have shined a spotlight on longstanding systemic problems that …

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New cardiovascular risk tool could guide who needs medication …

(Science Photo Library via Getty Images) For years, the question of whether to take medication to lower high blood pressure had been partly answered by a tool that calculated …

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The secret to good health is no secret. So why is it so hard to …

Following seven healthy behaviors could dramatically reduce chronic illness and greatly improve heart and brain health. Yet psychological and other barriers make it hard for …

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A growing understanding of the link between movement and health

A growing understanding of the link between movement and health. By Laura Williamson, American Heart Association News. (J_art/Moment via Getty Images) A century …

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Heart disease and stroke could affect at least 60% of adults in U.S.

An aging, more diverse population with rising cardiovascular risk factors – especially obesity and high blood pressure – will drive big increases in heart disease …

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What is health equity

Health equity seeks to address that. "Health equity means that we achieve health that is as equal as possible, within the constraints of things we can fix," said Dr. Sandro Galea, …

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Shake it or skip it

American Heart Association News covers heart disease, stroke and related health issues. Not all views expressed in American Heart Association News stories reflect the official …

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The ripe stuff: Why seasonal eating can be a healthy delight

(ArtMarie/E+ via Getty Images) Lea en español. A supermarket can be a tough place to be in sync with the seasons. We're not talking about how Halloween decorations …

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Dr. Ralph Sacco – first neurologist to serve as AHA president – dies …

Dr. Ralph Sacco, the first neurologist to serve as president of the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, died Jan. 17. Sacco, a distinguished AHA/ASA …

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Olympic-level wisdom about addressing mental health

American Heart Association News covers heart disease, stroke and related health issues. Not all views expressed in American Heart Association News stories reflect the official …

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After 3 life-threatening heart events, his family keeps him moving …

American Heart Association News covers heart disease, stroke and related health issues. Not all views expressed in American Heart Association News stories reflect the official …

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Middle-aged adults with blocked leg arteries may face high risk of

(KAMPUS/iStock via Getty Images) People in their 50s with severely narrowed leg arteries may face a high risk for major amputations despite having emergency surgery to …

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