Nancy Brown

CEO, American Heart Association

CEO of the American Heart Association, the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization fighting cardiovascular diseases, including stroke.
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Kelsey Gumm - before and after getting in shape. (Photo courtesy of Kelsey Gumm)
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How goes that New Year’s resolution to get fit? Kelsey’s story might help

by Nancy Brown
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Halfway through pregnancy, their baby needed in-utero heart surgery. Should they risk it?

by Nancy Brown
Photo by Joe Vega Media
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See No. 22 on the court? That’s the kid who died earlier this year

by Nancy Brown
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Caring for your heart is far from ‘Ugly’

by Nancy Brown
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Her life in tatters, a stroke should’ve added to her misery. Instead, it sparked an amazing rise.

by Nancy Brown
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Little Chef DJ’s specialties? Vegan mac-and-cheese and teaching about eating healthy

by Nancy Brown
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Up, up and#UpAgainAfterStroke

by Nancy Brown
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What happens when a lifelong giver becomes a recipient? She gives even more.

by Nancy Brown
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Look! It’s a lifesaving device! Time to send a selfie to Zapgirl!

by Nancy Brown
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His dad’s heart stopped suddenly at age 53. His stopped at 42.

by Nancy Brown
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Years after helping mandate screening of oxygen in the blood of newborns, his newborn grandson’s blood lacked oxygen

by Nancy Brown
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Their hearts don’t always beat regularly. So they’re helping figure out how to treat, prevent this problem.

by Nancy Brown
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Do you know how to save a life? More people around the globe are learning

by Nancy Brown
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Powered by a pacemaker, Miss India USA seeks to dance her way to Miss India World

by Nancy Brown
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Did you hear about the classic Corvette everyone wanted to buy, but no one wanted to keep?

by Nancy Brown
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Her heart stopped on U.S. Highway 62. CPR and an AED revived her.

by Nancy Brown
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How A Positive Workplace Culture Improves Your Mental Health

by Eric Foss, Nancy Brown
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4 in 5 strokes are preventable. Make sure you know how.

by Nancy Brown
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Entertainer Rodney Perry hopes his stroke helps others recognize or prevent their own

by Nancy Brown
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She can’t use her left side and is in constant pain. But this stroke survivor rides past it all.

by Nancy Brown
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Celebrating American Stroke Month with a love story

by Nancy Brown
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Progress in fighting heart diseases you’re born with can be traced by this family’s story

by Nancy Brown

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