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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
Northwest Iowa Regional Office
1035 N Center Point Rd Suite B
Hiawatha, IA  52233
phone: (319) 378-1763
fax: (319) 378-1783
For event information
Linda Jochim 712-255-4798

 


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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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How We Help You in Iowa

Visit heart.org/cpr

"Selfies" Save Lives

MWA Selfie Campaign

MWA 90th Anniversary BOD

The Midwest Affiliate Board of Directors met at the Drake Hotel in Chicago to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the American Heart Association.

The Drake has a special place in AHA history – the formal signing to make us a national organization happened there in 1924!

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