American Heart Association

The American Heart Association (AHA) is a fundraising, information network for professionals and patients. AHA places great emphasis on fund raising and attracting local volunteers for fund drives. AHA sponsors symposiums on heart related diseases including strokes, hypertension and the like for professionals. AHA publishes up to the minute abstracts and information on the latest heart-related research. The AHA requires press inquiries by e-mail be preceded by a press authentication form. AHA suggests phone calls in lieu of a press pass.

Address
National Center, 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231
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Heart-related deaths spike at Christmas

Heart-related deaths spike during Christmas, but the effect may have nothing to do with the cold winter season, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American ...

Dec 22, 2016
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High pain tolerance may mask heart attack symptoms

Heart attacks may go unrecognized among individuals with high pain tolerance, putting them at an increased risk for poor recoveries, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access ...

Dec 22, 2016
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FDA expands health claim for more fruits, vegetables

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released an interim final rule today removing the low fat and positive nutrient requirements which will apply to nearly all fresh fruits and vegetables, allowing them to make a heart ...

Dec 19, 2016
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Marital history linked to stroke survival

People who were in a stable marriage, and had never been divorced or widowed, had the best prospects of survival after having a stroke, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access ...

Dec 14, 2016
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Support for taxing sugary drinks by sugar content

Evidence is clear that added sugars are a detriment to heart and brain health, that sugary drinks are the top single source of added sugars in the American diet and that children are consuming ten times the amount of sugary ...

Dec 13, 2016
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