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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: Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Soup

    If, like most people, you have a hectic schedule and can’t spend a lot of time in the kitchen, but you want to feed your family a nutritious meal at dinner, then this recipe is for you. The American Heart Association’s website, Heart.org, publishes many tasty recipes that don’t take...
  • Blog Post: It's Time to Take the Next Step

    In 2010, Washington established a statewide system to transport and treat cardiac and stroke patients. Much like the trauma system, the Emergency Cardiac and Stroke System was designed to ensure patients get to the right hospital capable of administering the right treatment at the right time. Advocates...
  • Blog Post: Washington Do you know what F.A.S.T. stands for?

    May brings the opportunity to discuss and educate on an issue that is more common than we want it to be – stroke. Stroke is the 6th leading cause of death in Washington yet only eight percent of those surveyed in the American Stroke Association/Ad Council Stroke Awareness Continuous Tracking Study...
  • Blog Post: Ady's Day at The Capitol

    During the recent Arkansas legislative fiscal session, Adyson (Ady) Coleman, her mother Christa Coleman, and family friend Krista Thornton came to visit lawmakers at the Arkansas State Capitol. Ady, a heart survivor, was at the capital to show her support for Arkansas Works by sharing thank you notes...
  • Blog Post: 5 Things That Can Make You a Stroke Hero

    You don’t need superpowers to be a Stroke Hero! But you do need to pay attention to the risk factors and know the warning signs of stroke . This May for American Stroke Month , join other Stroke Heroes across the nation in learning and sharing steps to live heathier lives in an effort to...
  • Blog Post: Serving up anything but science

    We’ve written before about the record number of students participating in the National School Breakfast and Lunch programs, and about the laudable compromise reached by the Senate earlier this year that would keep nutrition standards strong so our kids can keep getting the healthy meals they need...
  • Blog Post: Healty Vending Victory in Springdale: First in Arkansas

    Springdale, Arkansas became the first city in the state to enact a vending machine policy endorsed by the American Heart Association. Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse issued an executive order outlining the new guidelines last week. Now, all vending machines on city property will offer a number of healthy...
  • Blog Post: Join Us, Wyoming: Advocacy Chat with Kristen & Allison

    May is Stroke Awareness Month, and we want to talk to you! Every 40 seconds, someone has a stroke. One out of six people will suffer a stroke in their lifetime. Still, the vast majority of Americans do not think of stroke as a major health concern. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association...
  • Blog Post: Alabama's #IAmMedicaid Campaign

    The American Heart Association has joined forces with Children’s First and Alabama Arise to kick off a campaign known as #IamMedicaid. The campaign seeks to put a human face to the issue of Medicaid. For years, Medicaid has been the biggest line item in the general fund budget. But who exactly...