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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.
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!
 
MWA Find Us
Iowa Regional Office
5000 Westown Parkway Suite 340
West Des Moines, IA  50266
phone: (515) 414-3200
fax: (515) 221-7994
For event information
Linda Jochim (712) 255-4798

 


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A $4.6 million grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust will expand our statewide, collaborative Mission: Lifeline efforts into rural Iowa. STEMI patient outcomes will be improved with coordination between EMS and hospitals.

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



Vote to help AHA win $100,000!
ISU Coach Fred Hoiberg is competing to win $100,000 for the American Heart Association
in the Infiniti Coaches Charity Challenge.  Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association, shares her appreciation of Coach Hoiberg’s efforts and encourages you to vote daily at ESPN.com/Infiniti


How We Help You in Iowa

Visit heart.org/cpr

Live a healthier, longer life

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March is Nutrition Month


At the heart of good health is good nutrition.

Find tips on dining out, heart-healthy recipes and more...visit heart.org/nutrition