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WHO: The American Heart Association (AHA) is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. The AHA teams up with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization … Continue reading Central Texans Take Steps To Fight America’s Number One Killer
Last month was American Stroke month. On Thursday, May 22, American Heart Association participated in the Stroke Month Proclamation at Austin City Hall. They were joined by several survivors and volunteers, including members of a stroke support group from Seton Healthcare Family. John Murphy, a gentleman that suffered a stroke while running a Boston Marathon, presented the proclamation.
Knowing these two things may save a life from stroke
Americans’ No. 4 Killer is Preventable, Treatable and Beatable
During American Stroke Month in May, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association asks all Austinites to learn two things that may save a life.
1. Know if you are at risk for stroke.
2. Know the stroke warning signs and what to do in a stroke emergency. Continue reading “Americans’ No. 4 Killer is Preventable, Treatable and Beatable”
Go Red is an annual event that celebrates women who have fought heart disease and promotes heart disease awareness. This year, Margaret Edwards represented Ujima Magazine at the Go Red, Austin Heart Association annual event in April. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States, claiming more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Read Edwards experience of the … Continue reading Austin Heart Association- Go Red