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Feb 01, 2016, 16:42 ET
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American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® Wants You to Wear Red for a Day and Go Red for Heart Health by Scheduling a Well-Woman Visit on this year's National Wear Red Day®

 The American Heart Association's (AHA's) Go Red For Women® is asking all Americans to "Go Red" by wearing red on Friday, February 5,...

Jan 28, 2016, 12:46 ET
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Entertainment, Media And Fashion Celebrities Raise Awareness Of Heart Disease And Stroke In Women At Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2016 Fashion Show Presented By Macy's

The American Heart Association announced today that the Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2016 presented by Macy's will return to New York...

Jan 13, 2016, 23:47 ET
Dabo Swinney Of Clemson University Named 2015 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach Of The Year

Dabo Swinney of Clemson University Named 2015 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year

 Dabo Swinney of Clemson captured the 30th annual Coach of the Year award at the American Heart Association's Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards...

Dec 16, 2015, 22:00 ET

American Heart Association Announces 2015 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Finalists

 The American Heart Association (AHA) and title sponsor Marathon Oil Corporation are pleased to...

Oct 19, 2015, 09:00 ET

St. Jude Medical Foundation commits $1 million to American Heart Association for new initiative tackling heart failure in Minneapolis and Austin, Texas

St. Jude Medical Foundation has committed to a two-year $1 million sponsorship to fund the American Heart Association's "Get With The Guidelines...

Oct 15, 2015, 08:00 ET
American Heart Association CPR & ECC 2015 Guidelines

American Heart Association CPR Guidelines: quick action, more teamwork key to saving more lives

 People should continue to jump in quickly to give CPR, using breaths if they've been trained in CPR and employing mobile technology to speed...

Oct 08, 2015, 08:00 ET

New Survey - Many Physicians Feel Uninformed About Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches for Cryptogenic Stroke

Results from a new survey from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association found that only half of healthcare professionals consider...

Sep 29, 2015, 09:00 ET
Queen Latifah and her mother, Rita Owens, join AHA to rise above heart failure

American Heart Association launches new national initiative with goals to target growing impact of heart failure

The number of Americans diagnosed with heart failure, or HF, is expected to increase by nearly 40 percent over the next 15 years and the costs...

Sep 24, 2015, 15:47 ET
American Heart Association announced today Mack Brown will be the 2016 Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards Lifetime Achievement Recipient. The 30th anniversary of this event presented by Marathon Oil Corporation will take place on Jan. 13 in Houston. www.bryantawards.com

Mack Brown Named Recipient Of 2016 Paul "Bear" Bryant Lifetime Achievement Award

 The American Heart Association's Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards presented by Marathon Oil Corporation announced today that Mack Brown is named the...

Sep 17, 2015, 15:48 ET
American Heart Association CPR in Schools Initiative

American Heart Association and Advocates Celebrate that 1.5 Million American Students Will Now Be CPR Trained Every School Year

 Today, the American Heart Association (AHA) applauds the New York State Board of Regents for passing legislation to become the 26th state...

Aug 03, 2015, 10:33 ET

American Heart Association Announces 2015-16 Board Officers For Founders Affiliate

The American Heart Association (AHA), the nation's oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to reducing cardiovascular disease and stroke...

Jun 30, 2015, 11:01 ET
American Heart Association Life is Why

American Heart Association bolsters commitment to improving cardiac arrest survival

 A new report is a call to action to improve survival from cardiac arrest, a leading cause of death worldwide, the American Heart Association...

Jun 23, 2015, 14:07 ET
The American Heart Association signed a formal memorandum of understanding with the People's Republic of China Ministry of Science and Technology to advance CPR training and cardiovascular science sharing in the world's most populous country.

American Heart Association and People's Republic of China Ministry announce new relationship to save lives by training millions in CPR

 Although death rates in the United States are declining, 38 million people die annually from noncommunicable diseases (NCD) globally, with...

Jun 15, 2015, 10:53 ET

American Heart Association survey reveals Americans have potentially dangerous misconceptions about heart failure

 Nearly six million Americans currently live with heart failure, yet a recent national survey found potentially dangerous misconceptions and...

May 18, 2015, 08:15 ET
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American Heart Association Keeps the Beat A Capella Style With New Hands-Only™ CPR Training Video

In only one minute, you can learn how to save a life. Trust us, it's worth your time, because 70 percent of all out-of-hospital cardiac arrests...

Apr 27, 2015, 16:59 ET

CPR in Schools Legislation Moves Forward in Missouri with Bi-Partisan Support

Legislation promoting CPR training for Missouri high school students as part of a health or physical education class is moving forward with broad...

Apr 08, 2015, 08:15 ET
NBA All-Star Paul George and his mom, Paulette.

NBA All-Star Paul George Teams Up with American Stroke Association on Stroke Warning Sign PSAs

NBA All-Star Paul George was only 6-years-old when his mother Paulette suffered a stroke that left her practically bedridden for two years. Today,...

Feb 25, 2015, 10:00 ET

American Heart Association Announces Union Bank as No. 1 National Heart Walk Team for 2014

 The American Heart Association (AHA) today announced that its longtime supporter, Union Bank, has been named the No. 1 National Heart Walk...

Feb 11, 2015, 09:56 ET

El movimiento Go Red For Women, de la Asociación Americana del Corazón, rompe barreras en la Semana de la Moda de Mercedes-Benz

- Rosie O'Donnell inaugurará el desfile de modas que presenta a Ciara, Bethany Mota, Dascha Polanco, Thalía, Laverne Cox y más...

Feb 10, 2015, 18:14 ET

American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Breaks Barriers At Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

The Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection presented by Macy's will be back at the tents at Lincoln Center on Thursday, February 12th at 8 p.m. to...