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Cardiovascular diseases and stroke are the #1 cause of death. Survivors, volunteers, advocates, healthcare providers,donors - all are building healthier lives in Iowa.
We're building healthier lives where you live and work - in the community, health care, education and research.
Touch hearts - save lives. Here’s the chance to make a real difference!
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Regional Office
1035 N. Center Point Road Suite B
Hiawatha, IA  52233
phone: (319) 378-1763
fax: (319) 378-1783


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The American Heart Association’s Council on Clinical Cardiology presented its highest honor, the James B. Herrick Award for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Cardiology, to Kanu Chatterjee, M.B., of the University of Iowa, “in grateful recognition of  his distinguished and productive career benefitting physicians and their patients worldwide.”

Scott SanbornAs the anchor of a morning TV news show in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Scott Sanborn set the alarm clock even earlier at 1:30 a.m. to get in some exercise. Within a few minutes, he felt pain in his chest. It came and went, so he continued working out.

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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.

Stroke Association logoAct F.A.S.T. when stroke strikes suddenly.  Stroke is preventable, treatable and beatable, but early recognition of the warning signs of a stroke make a huge difference.   

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

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Live a healthier, longer life

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Our FREE Healthy Holiday Eating Guide...
can help guide you to eat better during the holiday season.

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Our new mobile recipe website...
the recipes are dynamic, user-friendly and mobile! Rate your favorite recipes, search by course, ingredient, program, lifestyle or keyword. Find related recipes, cooking skills videos and even check off ingredients as you go through preparation.

All of our heart-healthy recipes can help you cook with less sodium and added sugars, without sacrificing any of the flavor!
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November is National Family Caregivers Month

Find caregiver resources and an online support network to connect with other survivors and caregivers.