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Jul 10, 2019, 08:00 ET Opella Ernest, M.D., Appointed Chairman Of American Heart Association's Metro Chicago Board of Directors

The American Heart Association today announced Opella Ernest, M.D., has been appointed chairman of the American Heart Association's Metro Chicago...


Jun 25, 2019, 05:01 ET Survey: More than half of U.S. employees who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to make it healthy

More than half (56%) of employed Americans who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to eat a healthy lunch at work, and more than three...


Jun 12, 2019, 11:20 ET Chirchir and Cherotich win the 2019 Lawyers Have Heart 10K

Saturday's 29th Annual Lawyers Have Heart 10K, 5K and Fun Walk to benefit the American Heart Association raised over $1 million and boasted top...


Jun 07, 2019, 08:30 ET Bring your furry best friend to work this June to help your heart!

This June, the American Heart Association, the world's leading voluntary organization focused on heart and brain health, is launching Best Friend...


May 01, 2019, 10:00 ET New American Heart Association Social Impact Fund To Improve Community Health In Chicago

The American Heart Association today announced the launch of the Social Impact Fund in Chicago, supported by a $1 million investment from Blue Cross...


Apr 10, 2019, 16:56 ET Mary Lou Mastro, Gina Sharp Of Edward-Elmhurst Health To Lead Chicago's 2019-20 Go Red for Women Campaign

The American Heart Association announced today that Mary Lou Mastro, CEO of Edward-Elmhurst Health and Gina Sharp, President and CEO of Linden Oaks...


Mar 18, 2019, 12:34 ET Elite and Club Runners to Race for $20,000 in Prize Money at the 29th Annual Lawyers Have Heart Race

For the second year in a row, runners will race for $20,000 in prize money at the Lawyers Have Heart Race. Lawyers Have Heart is a premier athletic...


Jan 09, 2019, 23:16 ET Coach Dabo Swinney Named 2018 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach Of The Year

Coach Dabo Swinney took home the title of the college football Coach of the Year at the American Heart Association's 33rd annual Paul "Bear" Bryant...


Jan 08, 2019, 11:25 ET Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Co-COO, Alex Gourlay, Named Co-Chair Of The American Heart Association's 25th Anniversary Chicago Heart Walk

The American Heart Association (AHA) announced today that Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. Co-Chief Operating Officer Alex Gourlay, has been named...


Dec 19, 2018, 13:00 ET American Heart Association And Marathon Oil Announce Finalist List For 33rd Annual AHA Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach Of The Year Award

The American Heart Association (AHA), the world's leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, announced the...


Dec 12, 2018, 07:13 ET American Heart Association announces first-ever Life is Why sponsorship in Wisconsin with ThedaCare

The American Heart Association (AHA) announces ThedaCare, an Appleton-based community health system, as the first Life is Why sponsor in Wisconsin....


Dec 11, 2018, 07:03 ET American Heart Association Announces 2019 Chicago Heart Ball Chairman

The American Heart Association today announced that Andrew Swinand, chief executive officer, Leo Burnett Group North America, will serve as the...


Dec 10, 2018, 09:00 ET American Heart Association launches new video to increase bystander CPR among millennial women

A new American Heart Association video spotlights the crucial role of bystander CPR among women in light of research findings that show gender...


Nov 12, 2018, 11:34 ET Hands-Only CPR training kiosks are as effective as classroom setting for learning CPR skills according to new research

People who learn Hands-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (Hands-Only CPR) using a five-minute, kiosk-based program performed CPR as well as those...


Sep 25, 2018, 13:29 ET New Members Appointed to American Heart Association Board of Directors

Four new members have been appointed to the board of directors of the American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate for a two-year term. In this...


Sep 20, 2018, 14:15 ET Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer Will Receive The 2019 Paul "Bear" Bryant Lifetime Achievement Award

Virginia Tech legend Frank Beamer, the winningest collegiate coach in his NCAA division when he retired in 2015, will receive the 2019 Paul "Bear"...


Aug 21, 2018, 10:30 ET American Heart Association And The Helmsley Charitable Trust Announce $6.5 Million Commitment To Expand And Enhance Stroke Care In Nebraska

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has announced a statewide commitment of $6.5 million for its Mission: Lifeline Stroke...


Aug 21, 2018, 09:00 ET Pioneering training kiosks provide 100,000 with Hands-Only CPR skills

More than 100,000 people have been trained in the life-saving skill of Hands-Only CPR since the American Heart Association, the world's leading...


Aug 02, 2018, 12:42 ET American Heart Association Welcomes Senior Vice President of Health Strategies

The American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate, has named Dr. Jeff Willett as its new Senior Vice President of Health Strategies. He will oversee...


Jul 30, 2018, 10:42 ET American Heart Association Announces New Members Of The Metro Chicago Board Of Directors

The American Heart Association today announced the addition of seven new members to the Metro Chicago Board of Directors. These board members join a...


Jul 26, 2018, 14:15 ET Resuscitation science and technology leaders call for paradigm shift to CPR competency to save 50,000 additional lives from preventable cardiac arrest death each year by 2025

The American Heart Association (Association), the world's leading voluntary health organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of...


Jun 27, 2018, 09:00 ET The American Heart Association Launches the EmPOWERED to Serve Urban Health Accelerator™ in Philadelphia

The American Heart Association is launching the EmPOWERED to Serve Urban Health Accelerator™- Philadelphia, a grant-based initiative to identify...


Jun 27, 2018, 03:53 ET American Heart Association and Amerigroup Foundation donate 500 infant CPR training kits to Cooper Health

The American Heart Association (Association) with the support from the Amerigroup Foundation has donated 500 Infant CPR Anytime® kits to Cooper...


Jun 04, 2018, 08:04 ET Oakland International Airport will be home to two American Heart Association Hands-Only CPR training kiosks

The American Heart Association – the world's leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease – unveiled two...


May 23, 2018, 10:00 ET American Heart Association: Important expansion of in-hospital cardiovascular care program to drive improved patient outcomes across China

In-hospital, guideline-led care will now reach more hospitals, and even more people in China. The American Heart Association, the world's leading...