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A new study explores how sitting too long affects Hispanic and Latino women's heart health.

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“It will keep the doctor away, eh?”

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New York City can begin enforcing a rule that requires chain restaurants to post warnings on high-sodium menu items, a state appellate court ruled Thursday.

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A stroke ended former NBA player Juaquin Hawkins’ career as a professional athlete, but it gave him a new purpose to inspire others as they recover from stroke.

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Allison Wolfe and Logan Andrews were sick babies in the cardiac intensive care unit. They reunited 17 years later – at Logan’s high school prom.

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Smoking may increase kidney disease risk in African-Americans.

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Emily Welbourn was completely healthy until she suffered a stroke and was paralyzed at age 27. Today, she runs marathons.

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Nurse was in the right place when stroke hit

He helped his hospital become a Primary Stroke Center. Then his wife had a stroke there.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

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African-American smokers risk kidney damage

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