What We Do in South Dakota

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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SD Dave Amundson Our Mission Survivor

Heart attack survivor Dave Amundson, of Canton, credits research that the AHA helped fund for the stents and rehab that help him resume work as a United Airlines pilot.

He now advocates for continued research funding as a You’re The Cure volunteer.