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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
1111 Ninth Street Suite 280
Des Moines, IA  50314
phone: (515) 244-3278
fax: (515) 244-5164
 


 

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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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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.



MHMY squareMoms of heart patients ask for Pulse Oximetry Test law. Dozens of American Heart Association advocates took to the Capitol to protect the hearts of Iowa newborns.

   
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Congratulations to the Worksites in Iowa that were just awarded Fit-Friendly Recognition.