Latest News From Austin

Updated:Oct 6,2014
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Latest News:

HeartChase is on in Georgetown!
(November 9, 2011)
"Amazing Race" meets "Minute to Win It" in community-wide competition

Home Is Where The Health Is
(October 21, 2011)
New cooking program brings meal prep out of the fast food line and back into the kitchen

Putting Out the Fires We All Face
(September 21, 2011)
2011 Austin Heart Walk encourages physical activity, support of American Heart Association

American Heart Association: continued Investment in Medicaid Needed to Protect Texas Heart Disease & Stroke Patients
(September 14, 2011)
Texans With Chronic Illnesses Will Face Major Health Challenges if Medicaid is Cut Significantly

Austin Cardiologist Appointed to Prestigious American Heart Association National Task Force
(August 23, 2011)
Dr. Robert Wozniak joins AHA Mission: Lifeline Science Task Force

Most Heart Attack Patients Needing Angioplasty Treated Within Recommended Time
(August 22, 2011)

Racing Against Time--And Heart Disease
(June 14, 2011)
Team Ride Red embarks on cross-country bike race to raise awareness of #1 Killer of Women

Got a Minute? Learn How to Save Someone's Life
(May 26, 2011)
National CPR Week encourages learning lifesaving technique

Heart Ball of Austin Raises Fund to Enable AHA Mission of "Help, Heal, Hope"
(May 9, 2011)

Hoofin' For the Heart
(October 6, 2010)
2010 Austin Start! Heart Walk takes to a new location on Saturday, October 16

Search is On For Austin's "Most Powerful Voices"
(August 16, 2010)
Local acts compete to open for Marvin Sapp at stroke-awareness gospel concert

Area Hospitals Recognized for Quality Cardiac and Stroke Care (August 5, 2010)
Four Austin-area hospitals saluted in the American Heart Association's "Get With The Guidelines" Program. 

UT Vice Chancellor Among Three Added to Local AHA Board (June 4, 2010)
Respected civic leaders to help forward American Heart Association mission locally

American Heart Association Asking Teens to "Be The Beat" (June 1, 2010)
Young lifesavers the focus of CPR Awareness Week June 1-7