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  • 1. OSO Webpage: Testimonials: Scientific Sessions Testimonial Page: Why I Attend Scientific Sessions. Video interviews from Scientific Sessions 2009.
  • 2. Jim Zanos Read how Jim is managing his cholesterol.
  • 3. Linda Pena Growing up on the U.S.-Mexico border, Linda Peņa never thought twice about the cholesterol-laden fried beef tacos that were a staple in her family. Now she knows that poor heart-health doesn't have to be a way of life. Read her story of survival.
  • 4. Laine's Story: Why I Fight Laine's Story: Why I Fight
  • 5. Arrhythmia Personal Stories The American Heart Association offersthese inspirational stories from survivors of arrhythmias.
  • 6. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 7. Rise Above Heart Failure: Queen Latifah's Story Read how Queen Latifah and her mother Rita Owens have joined the American Heart Association's Rise Above Heart Failure movement to spread the word about heart failure and to help others understand the signs and symptoms of the condition, and how to manage it
  • 8. Rise Above Heart Failure: Rita Owens' Story Read how Rita Owens and her daughter Queen Latifah have joined the American Heart Association's Rise Above Heart Failure movement to spread the word about heart failure and to help others understand the signs and symptoms of the condition, and how to manage it
  • 9. Congenital Heart Defects Personal Stories Hear personal stories from survivors with congenital heart defects and their families.
  • 10. Keith Ahrens' Story of Survival After a heart attack, Keith learned about sustainable heart-healthy eating, getting regular physical activity and changed his life.


Our Mission

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%