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  • Get Registered. You're the Cure

    Are you registered to vote? If not, register today ! It only happens every four years. Join your fellow American Heart Association advocates and Get Out The Vote this election! If you’re not registered to vote, you won’t be able to participate in the 2012 election. Make sure your voice...
  • Get Out The Vote. You're the Cure

    Find your polling place! It only happens every four years. Join your fellow American Heart Association advocates and Get Out The Vote this election! Show up at the polls. It’s time to vote! Go to your local voting centers and exercise your civic duty and right by casting your votes today...
  • Save the Date: Wear Red Day!

    Wear red on February 1st to show you support in the fight against the number 1 killer of women. Heart Disease still kills more women than all cancers combined and wearing your favorite red article of clothing at home, at work, or around town will bring awareness to this vital health issue. How do...
  • Save the Date: 3rd Annual State of Women's Heart Health Webinar

    Join the conversation about our nation's No. 1 killer of women with some of the country's health leaders, including Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, and Million Hearts Director Dr. Janet Wright. The...
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  • Rally for Medical Research

    On April 8, thousands of patients & researchers, including hundreds of American Heart Association You’re the Cure advocates, will be in our nation's capital to speak with one voice in support for a strong national investment in the National Institutes of Health at the Rally for Medical...
  • American Stroke Month

    May is American Stroke Month- a time to raise awareness about our nation's No. 4 killer and a leading cause of disability- and we need your help to get the word out! Commit to some of the following activities throughout the month: 1. Learn F.A.S.T. to be able to spot stroke warning signs and...
  • LIVE Webcast: Signs of Progress Toward Reversing the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

    Nearly one-third of children and teens are overweight or obese. But growing evidence suggests that places making strong, far-reaching changes—those that make healthy foods available in schools and communities and integrate physical activity into people's daily lives—are seeing reductions...
  • Rally for Medical Research Hill Day

    On September 18th, the American Heart Association will join partner groups for the Rally for Medical Research Hill Day in Washington, DC, to continue to stress to our nation's decision makers that funding for the National Institutes of Health must be prioritized. While we can't physically...
  • Recognize World Stroke Day

    Worldwide, one in six people will have a stroke in their lifetime and stroke claims a life every six seconds . On World Stroke Day, October 29, 2013 , we invite you to stand in solidarity with us and learn F.A.S.T. to remember the stroke warning signs. Let’s come together on World Stroke Day and...
  • National Eating Healthy Day

    On National Eating Healthy Day- November 6th- we're encouraging all Americans to make small, healthy changes and raise the awareness of the importance of good nutrition- and celebrating is easy! Complete our registration form today to receive the free National Eating Healthy Day Toolkit, complete...
  • National Family Caregivers Month

    November is National Family Caregivers Month- a time to recognize and appreciate the loved ones who provide critical support and care for stroke survivors during recovery, rehabilitation, and beyond. While family caregivers give so much, it is important for them to take care of themselves as well...
  • State of the Union - 2014

    Tune in to watch the President give his annual State of the Union address! Keep an eye out for any mentions of heart and stroke policy!
  • 4th Annual State of Women's Heart Health Webinar

    Want to hear from some of our nation's leading health officials- including Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Director Dr. Gary Gibbons- about the progress being made in the fight against the No. 1 killer of women? Then be sure to...
  • Twitter Chat! Affordable Care Act Q & A

    March 31st is the open enrollment deadline for the Health Insurance Marketplace and we want to make sure you have the information you need to get covered! Join us and our friends from the American Cancer Society- Cancer Action Network and Autism Speaks for a Twitter chat on March 19th at 2:00 EST. ...
  • March is Nutrition Month!

    A healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons in the fight against heart disease. Make it your Nutrition Month mission to learn & share important tips and information as we work together to help all Americans eat healthier for their hearts! Take action this month by: 1) Learning about...
  • May is American Stroke Month

    Stroke is the 4th leading cause of death with someone being diagnosed with the disease every 40 seconds! However, May is American Stroke Month and here are some ways for you to get involve to make stroke preventable, treatable, and beatable ! 1.Get your lawmakers involved today! Send a quick email...
  • National CPR and AED Awareness Week

    June 1-7 is National CPR and AED Awareness Week. Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death, with nearly 400,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occurring annually in the United States. By performing Hands Only CPR, you can double or even triple a victim's chance of survival.\ Here are...
  • National CPR and AED Awareness Week

    Did you know that immediately performing CPR on a sudden cardiac arrest victim can double or even triple their chance of survival? That is why knowing the simple steps of CPR is so important. June 1st - June 7th is National CPR and AED Awareness Week and here are a few ways to get involved! ...
  • Rally for Medical Research Virtual Hill Day!

    On September 17th and 18th, the American Heart Association will be joining over 80 organizations in our nation's capital to meet with our elected leaders! Our message will be simple: Prioritize funding for medical research done at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Even if you are not in Washington...
  • World Stroke Day

    On October 29th, the American Stroke Association is participating with organizations across the country to promote World Stroke Day. Stroke affects too many Americans in this country. A person in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds, with about 795,000 having one every year. Stroke is the...
  • Little Mended Hearts; Tips for Choosing Health Insurance Webinar

    It's Open Enrollment Time Again: Tips for Choosing Health Insurance Most people would rather go to the dentist or the gym than choose a health insurance plan, but this is one of the most important health and financial decisions you make all year. Stephanie Mohl, Senior Government Relations Advisor...
  • Blog Post: Share Your Story: Jennifer Caribardi

    Jennifer Caribardi As a registered nurse, and the Director of Critical Care Services, Jennifer was highly skilled in treating stroke patients. Yet when she herself showed clear signs of a stroke, she refused to believe it. “I am too busy for this to happen,” she thought as her symptoms...
  • Blog Post: Share Your Story: Ms. Jennifer Caribardi

    Ms. Jennifer Caribardi As a registered nurse, and the Director of Critical Care Services, Jennifer was highly skilled in treating stroke patients. Yet when she herself showed clear signs of a stroke, she refused to believe it. “I am too busy for this to happen,” she thought as her symptoms...
  • Blog Post: Share Your Story: Mrs. Jennifer Caribardi

    Jennifer Caribardi As a registered nurse, and the Director of Critical Care Services, Jennifer was highly skilled in treating stroke patients. Yet when she herself showed clear signs of a stroke, she refused to believe it. “I am too busy for this to happen,” she thought as her symptoms...