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American Heart Association Research Milestones – 1950′s

 

1950s Research Milestones

1956: Dr. Ancel Keys, supported by funding from the Minnesota Affiliate, first links dietary fat with cholesterol. This discovery spurs the AHA to assume a leading role in urging Americans to change their eating habits.

Dr. Paul Zoll, aided by the Massac

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American Heart Association Research Milestones – 1940′s

1940s Research Milestones

1948: Dr. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, 1937 Nobel Prize recipient in Physiology or Medicine, receives the first AHA-supported research grant. The $25,000 grant covers equipm

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5 Exercises That Will Improve Your Heart Health

You listen to weather updates so you know how to dress. You wash your hands so you don't get the flu. You wear your seatbelt to keep you safe in the car. You are a prevention machine. But are you working to prevent the number one cause of death for both men and women, heart disease? For American Heart Month, we're focusing on ways to avoid this preventable disease. If you want to keep your heart healthy, one of the best things you can do is weekly aerobic activity.  Here are five exercises to keep your heart strong:

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Rome Indoor Walk/Run Raises $20K

Over 200 people took part in the Rome Indoor Walk/Run and Pre-Registration for America's Greatest Heart Run and Walk.

A total of $20,641 was raised during Sunday's event at Rome Free Academy to fight heart disease and stroke

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Kristine Bellino, WIBX
Kristine Bellino, WIBX
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American Heart Association Celebrating 10th Annual National Wear Red Day

The 10th Annual Wear Red Day takes place tomorrow, and the American Heart Association wants to make sure everyone is involved.

According to the group, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the U.S., with ninety percent having on

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American Heart Association Honors 14 Local Fit-Friendly Companies

Utica, NY (WIBX) - In the face of rising healthcare costs, the American Heart Association is recognizing local businesses implementing Fit-Friendly activities in the work place.

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AHA And ASA Map Award-Winning Hospitals

Utica, NY (WIBX) - Finding award-winning hospitals that specialize in heart disease and stroke is so much easier, thanks to the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association.

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2013 Leaders For Heart Run and Walk Announced

Utica, NY (WIBX) - America's Greatest Heart Run and Walk has announced the chair for next year's 2013 event.

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AHA Will Teach Hands-Only CPR At Boilermaker Expo

Utica, NY (WIBX) - In preparation for this year's Boilermaker Road Race, the American Heart Association wants to teach people a valuable lesson.

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CPR In Classroom Bill Dies In Assembly

Utica, NY (WIBX) - A vote in the Assembly Education Committee has left supporters of the American Heart Association bitterly disappointed.

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