American Heart Association

Tiny red hats pile up to create awareness of heart disease

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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Little red hats seem to be everywhere on social media. The pictures show them on newborns, pets and dolls, and stacked on tables in people’s homes. Some are plain; others have elaborate designs.

Dawn Lang Zupsic of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, is among the hundreds […]

Recopilan gorritos rojos para crear consciencia sobre enfermedad del corazón

Por AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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Al parecer, los gorritos rojos están por todas partes en las redes sociales. En las fotografías, se ven en las en cabecitas de recién nacidos, de mascotas y de muñecas, y apilados en las mesas de muchos hogares. Algunos son sencillos; otros tienen […]

December 1st, 2017|Categories: Health, Non Featured, Noticias en Español|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Recopilan gorritos rojos para crear consciencia sobre enfermedad del corazón

Organizations fund more than $550,000 in heart defect research

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Five research programs are receiving a total of $561,798 to fund congenital heart defect research, the American Heart Association and The Children’s Heart Foundation announced Tuesday.

About 40,000 infants are affected by congenital heart defects each year in the United States, and one in four of […]

Grieving mother starts nonprofit to fund research

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

After her son died at age 8 of complications from congenital heart defects, Betsy Peterson poured her grief into raising awareness and funding research, creating a national nonprofit to help other families.

Peterson learned her son, Sam, had multiple congenital heart defects shortly after he was […]

April 28th, 2016|Categories: Children, Health, Heart Failure, Prevention, Research|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Grieving mother starts nonprofit to fund research