What We Do in Minnesota

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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MN Jennifer Thorson Our Mission Survivor

Jennifer Thorson, a mother of two from St. Paul, was training for her second marathon when she ignored back and arm pain for days before her heart attack.

Today she’s a Go Red volunteer, who urges others to heed heart attack warning signs.