American Heart Association

High schoolers enjoy peek into world of cardiovascular science

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Ariana Alonso decided years ago that she wants to become a neurosurgeon when she grows up.

Now a sophomore at Valley High School in Santa Ana, California, she took the first step by joining a curriculum track that trains students for a career in health care. […]

November 21st, 2017|Categories: Children, Health, Scientific Sessions 2017|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on High schoolers enjoy peek into world of cardiovascular science

Cracking jokes and cracking chests

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

It took Kathy Magliato, M.D., three tries to write the book that eventually became the basis for the new NBC series Heartbeat, which premieres March 23.

First, she tried writing a fact-driven book about heart disease and the risk it poses to women. But the book, […]

March 18th, 2016|Categories: Patients, Women|Tags: , |4 Comments

Heart surgeon, Surgeon General among those honored at Red Dress Awards

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Kathy Magliato, M.D., broke into the elite, male-dominated world of heart surgery fueled by a passion for saving lives – a passion she parlayed into urging women to take better care of their hearts. Her life even inspired a new NBC show premiering next month.

On […]

February 9th, 2016|Categories: Heart Disease, Women|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Heart surgeon, Surgeon General among those honored at Red Dress Awards

STORIES FROM THE HEART: Philanthropists’ devotion straight from the heart, his and hers

Jane Golub is one active 75-year-old. She walks stairs, plays golf and follows her gym workout routine.

So last winter, when Jane arrived at the top of the 47 stairs at the Rensselaer, New York, train station struggling to breathe, it gave her husband, Neil, pause for concern.

“I first became […]