American Heart Association

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Kirk Promotes Stroke Research Funding, Treatments

The Republican from Highland Park, who suffered a stroke in January 2012, attended a round-table discussion at Northwestern Memorial Hospital with Chicago-area stroke researchers. He emphasized the importance of funding National Institutes of Health research.


Some Campbell's soups get an endorsement from the American Heart Association, even though they have 410 mg of salt per serving. (CBS)

Suit: Campbell’s, Heart Organization Misled Consumers Over Salt Content In Soup

CBS 2’s Pam Zekman looks at the salt content of a common brand of soup, which gets the endorsement of the American Heart Association.


Stethoscope (Photo Illustration by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Awareness Spreading For Women And Heart Disease

Heart Disease is the leading killer of women, but heart month is here, and awareness is spreading.

WBBM Newsradio–02/14/2011

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Study: Women With High Job Stress Face Heart Risks

CHICAGO (AP) – Working women are equal to men in a way they’ll wish they weren’t. Female workers with stressful jobs were more likely than women with less job strain to suffer a heart attack […]