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  • Massachusetts Heart Walk

    This is the Massachusetts Heart Walk event.
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  • CPR in Schools Issue Briefing

    Learn more about CPR training for school students. While less than eight percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims survive, a victim’s chance of survival doubles or triples if someone in the vicinity knows and administers CPR. Sadly, only one-in-four out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims...
  • Idaho Youth Lobby Day

    Join us as we lobby for heart healthy policies.
  • Opening Day of Hawaii Legislative Session

    Join us for lunch and meet your state legislators to discuss heart disease and stroke.
  • Washington State Lobby Day

    Join us for our annual Heart on the Hill Lobby Day at the Capitol in Olympia on Wednesday, January 30. Advocates like you from across the state will gather to meet with state legislators to encourage them to make Washington a heart healthy place to live, work and learn. We will advocate for policies...
  • Arizona State Lobby Day

    Join us for our annual Arizona State Lobby Day at the Capitol in Phoenix on Monday, January 31. Advocates, like you, from across the state will gather to meet with state legislators to encourage them to make Arizona a heart healthy place to live, work and learn. We will advocate to include CPR training...
  • Utah State Lobby Day

    Join us as we advocate for CPR education in high schools, heart defect screening for newborns and funding for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention at the Department of Health.
  • NYC Physical Education Survey Data Release - Press Event

    Join the American Heart Association, along with our partners at the Women's City Club, as well as several members of NY City Council as we reveal the results of our recent survey project focused on physical education in NYC! The AHA invited schools in all five boroughs, at all grade levels, to...
  • Heart and Stroke Day at the Legislature

    Join us as we meet with state legislators to encourage them to adopt policies that make Nevada a healthier place to live, including newborn heart defect screening, CPR training in schools, menu labeling, and formal recognition for hospitals fully equipped to treat the most severe cases of heart attacks...
  • California State Lobby Day

    Join us as we lobby for heart healthy policies.
  • Capitol Goes Red

    Join us in celebration of American Heart Month by wearing red on National Wear Red Day, Friday February 7 th . It's a simple, yet powerful way to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke. There are a number of volunteer opportunities associated with the event including preparing materials and...
  • California State Lobby Day 2014

    Where will you be on Wednesday, April 23rd? I’m hoping you’ll be able to join me at California’s Lobby Day. We need to ensure our mission of building healthier lives free from cardiovascular diseases and stroke is heard by our leaders in Sacramento—and your voice matters! California...
  • Heart at the Capitol

    Join us for Heart at the Capitol on Thursday, April 14 th ! How often do you have the opportunity to meet with state legislators face to face to discuss policies that will make California a healthier state? At Heart at the Capitol you will do just that! During the day, we will have scheduled meetings...
  • Blog Post: Healthy Vending Options in Tulsa!

    Recently, members of the Oklahoma AHA Advocacy and ANCHOR Team traveled to Tulsa to meet with Mike Spencer, food vendor for the Tulsa County Jail. In accordance with a federal law called the Randolph Shepard Act, blind vendors often staff most government facilities food services and vending machines...
  • Blog Post: How Alabama Medicaid Cuts Will Affect You

    Medicaid cuts in Alabama will soon begin to show the effects it will have on your doctor. The American Heart Association, along with many coalition partners, will begin touring the state letting Alabamians know the cuts on Medicaid will affect every Alabamian, not just those on Medicaid. We must let...
  • Blog Post: Smoke Free Efforts in East Baton Rouge Not Dead

    The American Heart Association and its coalition partners were deeply disappointed when the East Baton Rouge Metro Council rejected a comprehensive smoking ban of indoor venues this past April. Baton Rouge is one of the largest cities in the country without a smoke-free ordinance that includes all workplaces...
  • Blog Post: New USDA Rules to Improve School Health Environment: What They Are and What You Can Do to Get Involved.

    Teaching children healthy eating habits is critical to their long-term health. Parents strive to instill healthy habits at home, and schools have worked hard to improve the nutritional quality of school meals, snacks, and beverages sold in schools. Schools, especially, play a critical role in promoting...
  • Blog Post: Meet Taryn Bewley, A girl with a heart for Arkansas!

    Each month, we spotlight an advocate who is leading the fight for healthy communities, free of heart disease and stroke. As we all prepare to go back-to-school it was only fitting to spotlight one of our fabulous young advocates that will be entering her senior year at Conway High School. Taryn Bewley...
  • Blog Post: How fate brought together three stroke survivors' families

    The following article about You're the Cure advocate Ryley Williams and two other youths who survived strokes on the same day was published by AHA CEO Nancy Brown in the Huffington Post on July 6th, 2016. A link is provided at the end of the story. In the community of Dartmouth in the Canadian...
  • Blog Post: Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice - Start with Blueberries and Help with Policy!

    I don’t know about you, but this time of year, all I want to do is snack on fresh Vermont blueberries. Yummy! I put a bowl in the front of our fridge, and every time the door is opened, it’s hard for someone in my family not to grab a handful and pop them in their mouth. That’s a...
  • Blog Post: #RoadTripWithHeart

    You’re the Cure volunteers from across the country have started sitting down with lawmakers for the August legislative recess, and they’re making sure heart healthy policies are at the top of the agenda. They’re explaining why healthy school meals are critical to ensuring our kids...
  • Blog Post: Staying Active in the Heat of Summer

    If you’re like me, summer is the best time of the year. Ample sunshine, longer days, vacations, sporting and music events galore, what’s not to love about summer? But now that we’ve hit August, being active in the sweltering heat can be more challenging. Here are some of tips...