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Who We Are
Cardiovascular diseases and stroke are major causes of death. Survivors, volunteers, advocates, healthcare providers,donors - all are building healthier lives in Minnesota.
What We Do
We're building healthier lives where you live and work - in the community, health care, education and research.
How You Can Help
Touch hearts - save lives. Here’s the chance to make a real difference!
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Regional Office
4701 W. 77th Street
Minneapolis, MN  55435
phone: (952) 835-3300
fax: (952) 835-5828


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NEWS in Minnesota

2016 Go Red For Women Calendar of Events

The 21st  2015 Heart & Stroke Gala raises $1.4 million for heart disease and stroke educational programming and research on Saturday, Nov. 7th at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

The American Heart Association awarded its Basic Research Prize for 2014 to Ande Terzic, M.D., Ph.D., of the Mayo Clinic “for pioneering applications of emerging technologies to advance the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disorders.”
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Dr. Jamie Lohr, from U of M, named Chair of American Heart Association Research Committee

Person shoveling snowRecent snow shoveling may be the most exercise you have had in weeks, and puts you at an increased risk for cardiac arrest. Pace yourself and take breaks. Wear a scarf since cold air causes blood vessels to constrict, increasing the risk for a heart emergency. 11/10/14 Public News Service

MN Mission Lifeline 5.21.14
Gold Cross Ambulance in Rochester was awarded the Mission: Lifeline EMS Silver story

Gene Cragoe MNIf Gene hadn’t received CPR immediately, if the police officer hadn’t used an AED, the outcome would have been much different.