What We Do in Iowa

Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
The American Heart Association is working to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20% while reducing deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20% by the year 2020.

Our My Heart. My Life.TM prevention platform includes:

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IA Sara Lockie Our Mission Survivor

Inspired by her 2-year-old son, Jonathan (right), who was born with several heart defects, Sara Lockie, of Ankeny, Iowa, is advocating for legislation requiring Iowa hospitals to test all newborns for congenital heart defects.