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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

Amy Woodell: Stroke Hero

Amy Woodell FamilyAt 24, Amy suffered a severe brain stem stroke from a dissected vertebral artery.  

“Those days were so long and unknowing.  I kept thinking to myself ‘Will I ever speak again?  Will I ever move again?  Will I ever dance again?' "

Read about Amy's recovery journey.

Kate White's Gutsy Girl's Night Out Event

How We Help You in Kansas City


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

HOCPR Title LogoThere's a new beat on the ongoing Hands-Only CPR national awareness campaign with the help of the world-renowned music mixologist, DJ Earworm.

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.

Mission Lifeline logo10 Kansas hospitals are participating in Project 10/30, designed to save lives of those who suffer from the worst type of heart attack by ensuring quicker detection and treatment.

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