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MWA WHO WE ARE
Cardiovascular diseases and stroke are major causes of death. Survivors, volunteers, advocates, healthcare providers,donors - all are building healthier lives in Iowa.
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Greater Des Moines Board of Directors
MWA WHAT WE DO
We're building healthier lives where you live and work - in the community, health care, education and research.
MWA HOW YOU CAN HELP
Touch hearts - save lives. Here’s the chance to make a real difference!
Volunteer Opportunities

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MWA Find Us
Regional Office
5000 Westown Parkway Suite 340
West Des Moines, IA  50266
phone: (515) 414-3200
fax: (515) 221-7994
 


 

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Des Moines Sweethearts Program

The Sweethearts Program is a unique personal development experience for select high school girls.
It provides training in leadership skills, advocacy, community service and heart-healthy living -- plus up to 20 community service hours.
More about the Sweethearts Program

Sweethearts Program Application



Maddie's Story
Women's symptoms are not
always the same as men.
Like Maddie, you know when
your body just doesn't feel right.



 

How We Help You in Iowa

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Go Red For Women Logo - Volunteer PageThe American Heart Association is seeking applicants for its annual Go Red BetterU Makeover Challenge in Story County.  Applications for the 12-week heart health makeover challenge are due Jan. 14.


Male Researcher
Research study reported in Iowa Now indicates misplaced protein causes heart failure. View article



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A  new technique from University of Iowa
study uses a finger's pulse to measure stiffness in aorta.