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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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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

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Jodi Jackson Kansas CityJodi Jackson wants to inspire others to check up on their heart health and examine their lifestyle choices before it is too late.

“I want to be the voice in someone’s head that tells them to go check in with the doctor, or to live a healthier life.”  

She was driving home from work when she noticed that she had a toothache. It was odd, seeing as she had just visited the dentist. 

She never imagined that she was experiencing heart problems because, to her, heart issues were signaled by chest pains.

Read more about Jodi's story.

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Comanche Elementary Teaching GardenComanche Elementary students got their hands dirty, but Mom would approve. Planting teaching gardens improves kids’ attitudes toward fruits and vegetables.

nosmokingAmerican Heart Association Salutes Missouri Governor Jay Nixon for Vetoing Legislation that Exempts E-Cigarettes from Tobacco Regulation

Multi-Ethnic Kids Eating Healthy FoodThe American Heart Association and Johnson County Department of Health & Environment received a Healthy Living Grant for a joint early childhood program.

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Congratulations to the Worksites in Kansas and Worksites in Missouri that were awarded Fit-Friendly Recognition.