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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
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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. www.bryantawards.com (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...

Jun 05, 2014, 11:00 ET

Governor Quinn Signs Lauren Laman Bill into Law; All Illinois High Schools to Add CPR and AED Training to Curriculum

 Illinois firefighters and advocates from the American Heart Association applauded Governor Quinn for signing House Bill 3724 into law at the...

Jun 02, 2014, 08:04 ET
American Heart Association CPR & First Aid Logo (PRNewsFoto/American Heart Association)

American Heart Association, WellPoint Foundation Team Up with DJ Earworm to Teach Americans Hands-Only™ CPR through Music

Do you know the two simple steps of Hands-Only™ CPR? Then you're ready to help save a life. If you don't, then the American Heart Association...

May 27, 2014, 11:41 ET
The American Heart Association is dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Millions trust the American Heart Association for CPR training. (PRNewsFoto/American Heart Association)

American Heart Association Teaches Manhattan Residents the Two Simple Steps of Hands-Only™ CPR to the Beat of "Stayin' Alive"

Do you know the two simple steps of Hands-Only™ CPR? Then you're ready to help save a life. In recognition of National CPR Awareness Week...

May 15, 2014, 21:37 ET

Las becas multiculturales contribuyen al aumento de la diversidad en el cuidado de la salud

Go Red For Women de la American Heart Association y Macy's están concediendo 16 becas de $2,500 cada una para contribuir a aumentar el...

May 15, 2014, 12:38 ET

Multicultural Scholarship Helps Increase Diversity in Healthcare

The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women and Macy's are awarding 16 scholarships of $2,500 each to help increase the number of diverse...

May 01, 2014, 11:00 ET

Bobby Z and the American Heart Association present the 3rd Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! concert on June 28 at First Ave. in Minneapolis

The 3rd annual "Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! Bobby Z & Friends" will return to the stage at First Avenue, in Minneapolis, on Saturday, June 28,...

May 01, 2014, 00:01 ET
Spot a Stroke F.A.S.T.  (PRNewsFoto/American Heart Association)

May is American Stroke Month

During American Stroke Month in May, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association asks all Americans to learn two things that may...

Mar 26, 2014, 06:00 ET

Lace Up For American Heart Association's National Walking Day

ArcelorMittal, one of the world's leading steel companies, is encouraging people across the country to take steps toward a healthier lifestyle by...

Feb 27, 2014, 10:01 ET

Macy's Raised $2.3 Million For Go Red For Women® In The Fight Against Heart Disease This February

Macy's, the American Heart Association's founding national sponsor of Go Red For Women, announced today that it raised $2.3 million for the...

Feb 24, 2014, 11:04 ET

Kansas Hospitals Not Required to Administer Lifesaving Pulse Ox Test to Newborns

 A simple test could save a child's life, but hospitals in Kansas are not required to offer it.  This inexpensive, easy, lifesaving test...

Feb 24, 2014, 05:00 ET

Companies Have Opportunity to Be Recognized as Fit-Friendly Workplaces

The American Heart Association is encouraging companies that create and promote a culture of physical activity and health to submit an application...

Feb 11, 2014, 11:11 ET

Macy's Continues Red Dress Pin Sale Through February 14 To Support Go Red For Women®

Macy's, the proud founding sponsor of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, invited customers to participate in the annual...

Feb 07, 2014, 05:55 ET
Macy's and Go Red For Women Dazzle At New York Fashion Week.  (PRNewsFoto/American Heart Association)

Stars Sizzle And Designers Shine At The Go Red For Women® / The Heart Truth® Red Dress Collection(SM) Fashion Show Kicking Off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week

 The Red Dress Collection kicked off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City last night with a star-studded runway backed this year by the...