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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
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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...

Feb 03, 2015, 16:00 ET

American Heart Association Announces $4.6 Million Gift to Expand and Enhance Heart Attack Care in Rural Iowa

The American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate, announced at a press conference on Tuesday, February 3, 1:00 p.m. in the State Historical...

Jan 27, 2015, 10:00 ET
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American Heart Association continues global expansion of lifesaving work

 Cardiovascular disease knows no borders, and currently accounts for more than 17 million deaths per year, a figure expected to reach...

Jan 14, 2015, 23:17 ET
TCU's Coach Gary Patterson winner of the  American Heart Association 2014 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year Award and Marc Bryant Tyson, grandson of Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant.

Gary Patterson Of Texas Christian University Named 2014 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach Of The Year

 Gary Patterson of Texas Christian University (TCU) takes the 2014 Coach of the Year title at the American Heart Association's Paul "Bear"...

Dec 17, 2014, 00:00 ET

American Heart Association And Marathon Oil Corporation Announce 2015 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach Of The Year Finalists

 American Heart Association (AHA) and Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards' Title Sponsor Marathon Oil Corporation are pleased to announce the contenders...

Nov 24, 2014, 17:43 ET

Choose A Feel Good Alternative To Black Friday Shopping

This Thanksgiving, after your second (or third) helpings, you can make yourself feel better and lose some of the extra calories you have...

Sep 18, 2014, 16:55 ET
American Heart Association announced today Jimmy Johnson will be the 2015 Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards Lifetime Achievement Recipient.  The 29th annual event presented by Marathon Oil Corporation will take place on Jan. 14 in Houston. (PRNewsFoto/American Heart Association ...)

Jimmy Johnson To Receive 2015 Paul "Bear" Bryant Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Heart Association's 29th annual Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards presented by Marathon Oil Corporation, announced today that Jimmy Johnson,...

Sep 16, 2014, 11:09 ET

American Heart Association Recognizes "Heart of Chicago" Companies, Sponsors Who Support the Association at the Highest Level in Metro Chicago

The American Heart Association today recognized its "Heart of Chicago" companies, sponsors who support the Association's mission at the highest...

Aug 11, 2014, 11:00 ET

American Heart Association Launches Chicago Open Innovation Challenge

CHICAGO, Aug. 11, 2014 The American Heart Association today announced the launch of its first Chicago Open Innovation Challenge, a crowdsourced,...

Jul 08, 2014, 08:04 ET
The American Heart Association CEO Roundtable co-chairs, Henry Kravis, Nancy Brown, and Terry Lundgren, discuss ideas to create a culture of health in the workplace. [Photo Credit: Kent Meister] (PRNewsFoto/The American Heart Association)

Twenty-Two Leading CEOs Join the American Heart Association in a Groundbreaking Initiative to Significantly Shift the Culture of Health in the Workplace

Today, Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association (AHA), Henry Kravis, Co-CEO and Co-Chairman of KKR & Co. L.P., Terry Lundgren,...

Jun 20, 2014, 06:00 ET

More Minneapolis musicians join line up for Third Annual Benefit Concert at First Ave, June 28

 From rap to R&B, Gospel to rock – an eclectic group of Minneapolis musicians spanning three decades will come together to play the...