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One hundred forty of anything is a lot, and it's too high for blood pressure. We're hoping these sharks and spiders will help you remember what "high" means for blood pressure.

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  • Caregiver

    Caregiver.

    Support is Why: Karla and Frank Manley- How Support Impacted her Survival Story

    Karla and Frank share their experiences with her condition and treatment of Transposition of the Great Arteries (TGA).

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  • Heart

    elizabeth banks calling on phone.

    Just a Little Heart Attack

    Elizabeth Banks is known for her comedic acting style, but acknowledges there’s nothing funny about a heart attack. However, humor is exactly the approach Banks took in the entertaining Go Red For Women video she wrote and directed on the subject, Just a Little Heart Attack.

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  • Heart

    FAST Song screencap.

    F.A.S.T song stroke signs

    Hip Hop Artist Dee-1 and Tha Hip Hop Doc Rani Whitfield, M.D., collaborated on a song for the American Heart Association /American Stroke Association for World Stroke Day 2015, to teach the warning signs of stroke.

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  • Congenital Heart Defect

    CHD ambassador Jen Hyde.

    Jen’s Heart Valve Story

    AHA Heart Valve Ambassador Jen Hyde was born with a congenital heart defect called tetralogy of Fallot and had her first open heart surgery at age 2. Later in life, she had valve replacement surgery for her pulmonary valve. Because her new valve is bovine, she says “I like to think that I’m part cow, which is my Chinese zodiac animal.”

  • Stroke

    Together to end Stroke Intro.

    Together to end Stroke

    While stroke threatens millions of lives, it is largely preventable, treatable and beatable. We want all Americans to know that ‘Together, we can end stroke.’™

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  • Rehab & Recovery

    road to recovery is realization repair and rehab.

    Your Heart Surgery: Rehab and Recovery

    This American Heart Association video features helpful tips from others who have successfully recovered from heart surgery, including how to maximize your recovery at home.

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  • Pediatric Stroke

    Pediatric Stroke can happen at any age.

    A Stroke Can Happen at Any Age: Rhys’ Story

    The International Alliance for Pediatric Stroke and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association are teaming up to spread pediatric stroke awareness.

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  • Caregiver

    Caregiver Stroke.

    Support is Why: Chuck and Julie Frank on family relationships after a stroke.

    Support is Why: Chuck and Julie Frank on family relationships after a stroke.

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  • Congenital Heart Defect

    CHD child on monkeybars.

    Brycen the CHD Heart Warrior 1

    One family's story of having a child diagnosed with a CHD (Coronary Heart Defect) at birth and his survival.

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