American Heart Association

It's Heart Month!

Protect the hearts you love with a gift that saves lives.

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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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Principles for improving health care

The American Heart Association has issued new health care principles for ensuring everyone has access to quality, affordable care.

Around the AHA

Stories and helpful information from the AHA

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Free heart-healthy recipes

The Know Diabetes by Heart™ initiative is offering a free eight-recipe cookbook to people who sign up by Feb. 28 to receive monthly science-backed diabetes and heart-healthy tips in their inbox. Know Diabetes by Heart is dedicated to raising awareness that living with type 2 diabetes increases people’s risk for heart disease and stroke – and that they should talk with their doctor at their next appointment about ways to reduce their risk.

In the News

The latest in heart, brain and health news

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Events in Your Area

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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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Celebrate more of the hearts you love!

Make a difference for more of the women you love this Heart Month with a gift that helps fund more lifesaving research, education and prevention services.


Find volunteer opportunities that fit your time and talent.

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.