Get Your Local Info

Find out what is happening at your local American Heart area
Results for 'heart attack'
  • Results 51 - 60 of about 89

  • 51. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 52. Angina (Chest Pain) The American Heart Association explains angina is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. Learn about angina and its various types.
  • 53. Positron Emission Tomography (PET) The American Heart Association explains positron emission tomography (PET).
  • 54. Dial Don't Drive Mississippi Dial Don't Drive Mississippi
  • 55. Heart Attack Personal Stories Read inspirational heart attack-related stories
  • 56. Patient Information Sheets: Heart Attack Patient information sheets related to heart attack
  • 57. Holter Monitor The American Heart Association explains what a Holter Monitor is and its uses.
  • 58. Invasive Tests and Procedures The American Heart Association explains the various invasive tests and cardiac procedures for heart patients such as Blood Tests, Cardiac Catheterization, Transesophageal Echocardiography, TEE and Electrophysiologic Tests.
  • 59. About Heart Attacks What is a heart attack? The American Heart Association explains myocardial infarction, also called heart attack.
  • 60. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.


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%