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Heart and Stroke walk raises funds for research

    Heart and Stroke walk raises funds for research

Photo by Timothy Ramsey BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY THE CHRONICLE Stroke and heart disease are the two leading causes of death in Forsyth County.  The American Heart Association (AHA) is devoted

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Cold increases stroke risk for African-Americans

    Cold increases stroke risk for African-Americans

By Amanda Jones The Chronicle Though it lasts only one quarter of the year, winter remains the most high-alert season for disease and illness. And, while many people are aware

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Sawtooth Ceramics Class Helps Stroke Victim Recover

    Sawtooth Ceramics Class Helps Stroke Victim Recover

By Judie Holcomb-Pack Last fall 83-year-old Nannette Gatti moved to Winston-Salem to live with her youngest daughter. Seeing her move around today, it’s hard to believe that in 2003 she

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Several honored at heart walk

    Several honored at heart walk

(pictured above:  The walkers begin their trek through Tanglewood Park.) By Wednesday, Nov. 19, the American Heart Association hopes to raise $500,000 from its recently held Tanglewood Heart and Stroke

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Local survivors featured on national magazine

    Local survivors featured on national magazine

(pictured above: Triad residents David Layton (seated) with Randy Ludington and Anne Howell.) The August issue of the American Heart Association’s

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Proposed scholarship will be named for Flack 

    Proposed scholarship will be named for Flack 

(pictured above:  Dr. Sylvia A. Flack heads the Center of Excellence for the elimination of Health Disparities at Winston-Salem State.) The

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For Seniors Only: Protect Your Heart this American Heart Month

    For Seniors Only: Protect Your Heart this American Heart Month

By: Rebecca Thompson, CHES February is American Heart Month, and unfortunately, most of us know someone who has had heart

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Heart heroines featured on billboard 

    Heart heroines featured on billboard 

‘Go Red’ is tomorrow As February is American Heart Month and tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 7) is National Wear Red Day,

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Gospel competition pushes stroke awareness

    Gospel competition pushes stroke awareness

(pictured above: Latice Crawford) The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Most Powerful Voices – a national gospel singing competition – has

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Non-profit helps Lupus-sufferers spread their wings

    Non-profit helps Lupus-sufferers spread their wings

Keva Brooks Napper’s own struggle with Lupus inspired her to start Beautiful Butterflies,  a nonprofit that assists other’s living with

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