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American Heart Association

Walkers show heart to benefit worthy cause

Walkers show heart to benefit worthy cause

October 06, 2014 12:00 am
Heart walk raises funds, awareness

Heart walk raises funds, awareness

CHESTERTON | Brad Sult, of Portage, was only 25 when he began experiencing symptoms doctors thought initially might be caused by stress.

September 27, 2014 5:03 pm
Ask the Expert: Dr. Gustavo E. Galante

Ask the Expert: Dr. Gustavo E. Galante

DR. GUSTAVO E. GALANTE

August 20, 2014 11:10 am Photos

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Cardio Risk: Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in women

Cardio Risk: Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in women

The number one killer of women in America can go completely unrecognized until it’s too late.

August 19, 2014 10:25 am
Cardio Risk: Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in women

Cardio Risk: Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in women

Everyone that has been affected by heart disease or stroke in released a red ballon in the air during last year's autumn heart walk held at the Lake County Fairgrounds.

August 08, 2014 11:14 am

Two-step CPR procedure can save lives

Despite outside declarations that disco is dead, the American Heart Association has resurrected a '70s hit, hoping it will save lives.

June 04, 2014 2:00 pm
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Bella Bahus, 6, of LaPorte sleeps on her grandmother, Pat Mistak, of Hobart, during a speech at the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women educational symposium at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville. Bahus was born with a congenital heart defect.

May 29, 2014 3:29 pm
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Theresa Behenna plays the piano and has the audience do the chicken dance as part of her keynote speech during the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women educational symposium at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.

May 29, 2014 3:28 pm
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Theresa Behenna plays the piano as part of her keynote speech during the American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women educational symposium at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.

May 29, 2014 3:28 pm
Annual Go Red event shines light on cardiovascular disease

Annual Go Red event shines light on cardiovascular disease

MERRILLVILLE | With a little help, Bella Bahus climbed the three steps to the stage and claimed her tiara and title of "princess of the day."

May 29, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Learning healthy eating habits from the ground up

Learning healthy eating habits from the ground up

Second-grader Victor Lopez plants a marigold.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am
Learning healthy eating habits from the ground up

Learning healthy eating habits from the ground up

Second-grader James Cox plants a zucchini.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am
Learning healthy eating habits from the ground up

Learning healthy eating habits from the ground up

The American Heart Association works with students at Nathan Hale Elementary School to plant a Teaching Garden. Second-grader Sebastian Zarate plants his tomato plant in a planter.

May 24, 2014 12:00 am

JOHN DOHERTY: Indiana is latest state with sudden cardiac arrest law

Two years ago, the Pennsylvania legislature enacted — and Governor Tom Corbett signed — a well-intended law, championed by the parents of an infant who died of a previously undetected heart disorder at the 14 weeks old in 2004.

April 28, 2014 5:30 pm
Inserted cardiac monitor replaces cumbersome traditional equipment

Inserted cardiac monitor replaces cumbersome traditional equipment

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A cardiac monitoring device about one-third the size of a AAA battery is available locally, helping cardiologists diagnose and monitor irregular heartbeats while providing patients a less-invasive procedure.

April 24, 2014 4:00 pm
Employees commit to healthy habits at walking event

Employees commit to healthy habits at walking event

BURNS HARBOR | From maintaining a healthy blood pressure to incorporating more exercise into their lives, a group of ArcelorMittal employees pledged Wednesday to lead healthier lives.

April 02, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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INNSBROOK ACT II: Welcome Back, Kate!

INNSBROOK ACT II: Welcome Back, Kate!

Innsbrook Director of Event Operations Kate Leto Welcomed Back with Open Arms

February 17, 2014 5:37 pm Photos

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Association recognizes two local companies for promoting health

Two local companies are among 47 in Indiana recognized Thursday by the American Heart Association for promoting physical activity and health in the workplace.

February 13, 2014 12:00 pm
Students campaign again for heart health

Students campaign again for heart health

SCHERERVILLE | Jump for Heart is returning to St. Michael School next week. This is St. Michael's seventh year participating in the nationwide campaign to raise money for the American Heart Association. The St. Michael School Community has raised $33,500 in donations since 2007. Students wil…

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
'Heart Hero' honors father with fundraising

'Heart Hero' honors father with fundraising

PORTAGE | Matteo Buscemi is like a lot of 6-year-olds.

February 12, 2014 4:00 pm Photos

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