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A stroke ended former NBA player Juaquin Hawkins’ career as a professional athlete, but it gave him a new purpose to inspire others as they recover from stroke.

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Allison Wolfe and Logan Andrews were sick babies in the cardiac intensive care unit. They reunited 17 years later – at Logan’s high school prom.

Read Allison and Logan’s story

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Smoking may increase kidney disease risk in African-Americans.

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Emily Welbourn was completely healthy until she suffered a stroke and was paralyzed at age 27. Today, she runs marathons.

Read more about Welbourn

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Nurse was in the right place when stroke hit

He helped his hospital become a Primary Stroke Center. Then his wife had a stroke there.

Read AHA CEO Nancy Brown’s latest column

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The latest research news in heart health began with one smart mom, sitting at home reading scientific journals.

Read more about Chris Hempel

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“I’ve never lost a patient, so I’ll be implanting this GPS inside you.”

Read more Hearty Humor by Jonny Hawkins

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Spicy Oven-Roasted Chickpeas are best served right out of the oven at the height of their crispy goodness.

Learn how to make spicy chickpeas

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African-American smokers risk kidney damage

While cigarette smoking is considered a universal health hazard, it may be particularly damaging to the kidney function of African-Americans. African-American smokers studied had a greater decline in kidney function compared to non-smokers and the decline grew worse among those who smoked more.

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