American Heart Association

American Heart Association

Let's make moves together, starting now!

I can't stop smoking.

Smoking is the most important preventable cause of premature death in the United States. Make a plan to quit and don’t give up.

I can't get my blood pressure under control.

High blood pressure is like a pipe with too much pressure. Don’t let it burst before you get the facts.

Keeping up with my meds is hard.

Your medicine may not work properly if you don’t take it as prescribed, leaving you frustrated and vulnerable.

Stress gets the best of me.

You can overcome stress! In addition to feeling terrible, stress can take a toll on your health. But you can overcome it. 

In the News

The latest in heart, brain and health news

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Join Us For A Heart Walk In Your Area

Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to help save lives from heart disease and stroke.

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Your donation will help us save and improve lives with research, education and emergency care.

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Around the American Heart Association

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We’ve sniffed out the benefits: This June, more companies are going pet-friendly

The American Heart Association is supporting heart research with pets in the workplace.

Massachusetts scientist takes helm of scientific journal

Circulation Research editor named

Dr. Jane E. Freedman, a veteran of many journals, becomes editor-in-chief.

Volunteer

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.