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Fluffy and Fido are good for your heart

Owning a pet, particularly a dog, could lower your risk of heart disease.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 05:17am EDT

Tags: del walters, heart health, pets, cats, dogs, American Heart Association

Study: Walking, just as healthy as running

You may not be missing out if you spot runners speed past you along a sidewalk or bike trail. A new study shows walkers get similar health benefits as those who jog or run.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 03:00pm EDT

Tags: walking, running, health benefits, American Heart Association, CDC, Rock Creek Park

Sodium Swap Challenge aims to help Americans cut down on salt

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association starts a three-week Sodium Swap Challenge to help people train their taste buds to not want as many salty foods.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 08:49am EST

Tags: paula wolfson, salt, American Heart Association

Weekend Wake-up: Metro construction continues over holiday weekend

This weekend provides a great opportunity for Washingtonians and tourists to visit the memorials downtown, many of which will host wreath-laying ceremonies honoring our veterans.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 11:59pm EST

Tags: express lanes, Metrorail, beltway, American Heart Association