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Has Research Changed Your Life?

by Whitney C. on Thursday, November 8, 2012

On Sunday, we were with some of the world’s top leaders in cardiovascular disease at Scientific Sessions in Los Angeles, CA. Each year experts from around the world gather at the AHA’s Scientific Sessions to share their latest breakthroughs in cardiovascular disease diagnosis and treatment.

Have you received a pacemaker or drug-eluting stent? Has a loved one been saved by CPR? Have you ever taken medication to lower your cholesterol or blood pressure? Life-saving treatments like these have been discovered by researchers funded by the American Heart Association.

Research matters to each and every one of us. Take Action: Share how research has changed your life. Here’s how:

  1. Go to the research page of our Key Issues.
  2. In the “Share Your Story” box on the right side, type how heart and stroke medical advances have affected you.
  3. Click SUBMIT.

Your story will help us advocate for policies that support heart and stroke prevention and treatment studies.

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