American Heart Association

Happy Thanksgiving!

As we celebrate each victory, breakthrough and life saved from heart disease and stroke, we are thankful it all starts with your generous heart.

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AHA tackles youth vaping crisis with massive new initiative

The American Heart Association is fighting for the country's young people and against the vaping epidemic by funding millions in new nicotine research, working to strengthen laws and policies nationwide, and exposing the e-cigarette industry's lies.

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Discover a Simpler Way to Give

The American Heart Association Donor Advised Fund Program offers an easy, flexible and tax-wise way to support all your favorite charities through one account.

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It Starts With Heart

The journey to save more lives starts with you and your support of research, lifesaving CPR training, education and more. This Thanksgiving, we're thankful for you.

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Around the American Heart Association

Using Apple Watch to study movement and health

AHA is collaborating on a study to explore the links between physical activity and heart health.

Vote to help improve the food system through innovation


The first-ever American Heart Association Foodscape Innovation™ Awards are recognizing big ideas to make healthier foods more accessible, desirable, sustainable, affordable and nutritious. We need your help to name the Consumer Choice awardee from our top four finalists.


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Hands-Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR can save lives. Your actions can only help.

Warning Signs

Learn about the warning signs of heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest.