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Cardiovascular diseases and stroke are main causes of death. Survivors, volunteers, advocates, healthcare providers,donors - all are building healthier lives.
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Kansas City Board of Directors
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
6800 W. 93rd Street
Overland Park, KS  66212
phone: (913) 652-1913
fax: (913) 648-0423

Mikita Burton Kansas City

Mikita Burton: Reducing Risk

Realizing she had a strong family history of heart disease, Mikita decided to take matters into her own hands. 

She was only in her mid-30s, but decided to visit the doctor who confirmed Mikita had several risk factors for heart disease. 

All she needed to do was adopt a few simple habits that would put her on the road to a heart-healthier lifestyle! 
Read more about Mikita's journey.

Share Your Story

At the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, we want you to experience more of life’s precious moments. To do that you must be healthy in heart and mind.

And until there's a world free of heart disease and stroke, we'll be there, working to make a healthier, longer life possible for everyone.

Why do we do what we do?   Life Is Why

Why do YOU choose to live a healthy lifestyle? What moments do YOU live for?

Tell us YOUR why


How We Help You in Kansas City


Live a healthier, longer life

March is Nutrition Month

At the heart of good health is good nutrition.

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