American Heart Association

Health: Researchers Testing New Vaccine That Could Lower Blood Pressure A new way to lower blood pressure might be on the horizon.
'Home Runs For Heart' Fundraiser Set For May 4-5 at Citizens Bank ParkRich Ashburn Jr. says his dad would have been proud that part of his legacy is awareness of heart disease.
American Heart Association Latest Example Of Success At Pa. Convention CenterLanding one of the largest conventions in the nation is adding to the momentum that the Pennsylvania Convention Center is building.
Walking, Fruits and Veggies A Recipe For Good HealthResearch shows that even one hour of exercise a week is better for your health than doing nothing. Add fruits and vegetables to your diet and you're on your way.
17th Annual 'Home Runs For Heart' Fundraiser Event Takes Swing At Heart Disease, StrokeThe two-day home run derby was born out of the sudden death of Hall of Fame outfielder and broadcaster Richie Ashburn.
Philadelphians, Intentionally or Not, Observing National Walking DayWhy is it important to have a National Walkng Day? "Well, because there are a lot of couch potatoes around," one woman said.
Most Women Don't Know Warning Signs Of A StrokeStroke kills more women than men - it is the third leading cause of female death. But, according to the American Heart Association, less than half of women know the signs.
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Recommended For Half The Adult PopulationAre we a country that is relying too much on medications to help extend our lives? New guidelines recommend statin drugs for half the adult population.
A New Way To Look At Heart Disease And Its TreatmentOne of the most widely prescribed and effective drugs in the war against heart disease is about to become even more popular, because of new recommendations by the nation's cardiologists.
$2-a-Pack Cigarette Tax To Help School District Gets Initial OK by City CouncilBut whether the new tax ever gets final approval remains unclear.
Watch The SaltThere are definite advantages to keeping your salt intake under control.
Heart Association Urges Americans To Get Out And Walk MoreAnd, experts say, the point is to do it briskly and repeatedly.