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Latest American Heart Association Stories

2013-11-18 15:19:33

Children's congenital heart defects may be associated with their mothers' exposure to specific mixtures of environmental toxins during pregnancy.

2013-11-18 13:15:52

Heart disease is the leading cause of women’s pregnancy-related deaths in California — but nearly one-third could be prevented.

2013-11-18 13:08:03

Cancer treatment takes a toll on the hearts of child survivors.

2013-11-18 10:58:23

Hospitalized children are more likely to die after a cardiac arrest if it occurs during the night shift.

2013-11-18 10:57:14

Just one minute of CPR video training for bystanders in a shopping mall could save lives in emergencies.

2013-11-17 23:01:39

Findings Reported at AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 by Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Reveal the Economic Impact of HAIs Following Cardiac Surgery New

2013-11-17 23:00:59

Editors of Circulation Research Recognize Mount Sinai Heart Researchers at AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 for their Work to Repair and Reverse Heart Attack Damage New

CPR After Cardiac Arrest Should Go On For An Average Of 38 Minutes
2013-11-17 05:26:38

Sustaining CPR for at least 38 minutes can improve a person’s chances of surviving a heart attack and increase the odds that a cardiac arrest survivor will have regular brain function.

Cholesterol Guidelines Updated
2013-11-13 11:38:29

Cholesterol-lowering drugs should be prescribed to about 33 million more Americans, according to new guidelines for healthcare providers recently released by a joint committee from the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.