Vaping and Medical Emergencies
The nationwide outbreak of serious respiratory illnesses among e-cigarette users raises increasing concern about these dangerous products.
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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.
Your donation will help us save and improve lives with research, education and emergency care.
Events in Your Area
Step up to make a difference.
- Greater Washington Heart Walk, Location: The National Mall, Date: Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00 AM
- DC Heart Ball, Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 06:30 PM
- Baltimore Heart Ball, Location: The Hippodrome Theatre, Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 06:00 PM
American Heart Association Move More Introduction
Move More Manifesto
Maple Spiced Pecans
Is yoga heart-healthy?
Olympic sprinter shares his stroke story
Around the American Heart Association
AHA recognizes four advocates for outstanding serviceFour advocates were recognized on October 16 at the AHA’s Heroes Awards dinner on Capitol Hill. It was part of the biennial “You’re the Cure on the Hill” event, which brings hundreds of cardiovascular disease patients, survivors, caregivers and researchers to Washington, D.C., to encourage their elected representatives to support policies that lead to longer, healthier lives.
Nobel Prize winner received research funding from AHA
Semenza, two others share prize for discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.
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Hands-Only CPR can save lives. Your actions can only help.
Learn about the warning signs of heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest.