Heart Disease and Stroke Research
17 Sep 2012
Erin and Kathy Lanni, New York
During the spring break of my freshman year at Providence College I was scheduled for a physical with my new doctor as I was transitioning from the care of my pediatrician. I wasn’t worried. I have always been an active...
14 Sep 2012 | Nancy Vaughan
Isaac Landry, New Hampshire
14 Sep 2012 | Anne Howell
I inherited a condition from my mother known as cardiomyopathy. I have an enlarged left ventricle that pumps inefficiently causing irregular and life threatening rhythms.
18 Aug 2012
Share Your Story: April Zelenka
April Zelenka Wisconsin I was just 14 when I first had an episode of Long QT Syndrome. After I lost consciousness when answering the telephone, I spent three days in the hospital and underwent many tests. Doctors finally confirmed I...
19 Jul 2012
Share Your Story: Ronna Kratzer
Ronna Kratzer California The AHA has been a part of my life and many of my family members' lives from birth. As of today, we have 14 family members that have been born with Congenital Heart Defects. Without funding for...
19 Jul 2012
Share Your Story: Olivia Q
Olivia Q Winthrop, MA More than two-dozen first-graders were squealing and bouncing balls on a mid-February morning in the gym in an East Boston school when six-year-old Olivia suddenly collapsed. No one saw it coming. The little girl with the...
18 Jun 2012
Share Your Story: The Hodge Family
JW & Maddie Hodge Nevada On May 4, 2010, my daughter was born. Within 30 minutes she was in supraventricular tachycardia and quickly being transported to the NICU. I witnessed staff responding utilizing the training that I have helped provide...