Heartorg Home Page

Rise above heart failure











When Cathy Aumack-Bandy was told she had severe heart failure, she felt she was being sent home to die. But then she found resources that helped her learn how to live.

Read more about heart failure

Judy Strnad was preparing to host friends at a Super Bowl













Judy Strnad was preparing to host friends at a Super Bowl party when she “decided to die on the couch.”

Read more about Strnad

Hearty Humor By Jonny Hawkins 09302016












“The nurse says it’s extremely important to stay hydrated.”

Read more Hearty Humor by Jonny Hawkins

Awareness resulting in reduced sodium in pre-packaged staples











As awareness of health issues caused by excess sodium grows, so does the number of companies that have stepped up efforts to lower sodium content in some of the nation’s favorite pre-packaged foods.

Read more about sodium cuts

Stories from the Heart: Monk Yunrou










Coming from a family of leaders in heart medicine, heart disease survivor Monk Yunrou set out on his own journey to promote cardiovascular health.

Read Monk Yunrou’s story

Puerto Ricans smoke more than an other US hispanic group












Puerto Ricans smoke cigarettes at a higher rate than whites, blacks and other Hispanics in the United States. Cultural roots and financial stress may explain the disparity.

Read more about smoking
Lea más sobre fumar

Dan Merritt












Dan Merritt had a stroke while waiting for a doctor’s appointment on Halloween and then a second later that night. After a third cryptogenic stroke, finding answers became the trick.

Read more about Dan Merritt

California CPR









A majority of high school students in California will now be trained in lifesaving CPR.

Read more about CPR legislation

Warning Signs

Know the Heart Attack and Stroke Warning Signs

If you or someone else is experiencing these warning signs of heart attack, stroke or cardiac arrest, call 9-1-1 right away.

Donate

Donate

Millions of Americans live with heart disease, stroke or a cardiovascular condition. Your donation will help us save and improve their lives with research, education and emergency care.

Featured Videos

 

Yewande Austin: Making the time to do what is right

When singer and activist Yewande Austin was preparing for a private performance, a heart arrhythmia changed those plans. She initially denied to herself both what was happening and the severity of her heart disease. Today, she cautions others to take the time to get checkups and make healthy choices.

View more of our videos


 

American Heart Association Twitter Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association Facebook Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association Google Plus Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association Instagram Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association Pinterest Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association LinkedIn Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association YouTube Channel opens in a new window

 


American Heart Association Twitter Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association Facebook Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association Google Plus Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association Instagram Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association Pinterest Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association LinkedIn Profile opens in a new window   American Heart Association YouTube Channel opens in a new window


Get Involved and Get Healthy:

Get Involved and Get Healthy: