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A Culture of Health
Imagine a Bay Area where healthy choices are equitable and accessible. Where the healthy choice is the easy choice. We are fighting heart diseases and stroke, the No. 1 and No. 5 killers of all Americans, by making the places we live, learn, work, play, pray and heal healthier.
Fight heart disease and stroke by joining a Bay Area event!
- 2018 Redwood City Heart Walk, Location: Marine View Park, Oracle, Date: THU Sep 20 - 11:00 AM
- 2018 San Ramon Weekend Heart Walk, Location: Bishop Ranch 2600, Date: SUN Oct 07 - 08:00 AM
- 2018 Oakland Heart Walk, Location: Children's Fairyland Field, Date: THU Oct 11 - 11:30 AM
- 2018 Silicon Valley Heart Walk, Location: Almaden Lake Park, Date: SAT Oct 13 - 12:00 AM
Emergencies leave us feeling helpless, but they don’t have to. Take two minutes to learn Hands-Only CPR™ now. 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes. When a person has a cardiac arrest, immediate CPR can double or triple their chance of survival. Prepare to save a life, find a CPR course near you today.
Healthy For Good
You don’t need a guilt trip. We know you know. You want to be healthy... for good. And we’re here to help inspire you to create lasting change in your health and your life, one small step at a time. The approach is simple: Eat smart. Add color. Move more. Be well. Get Healthy For Good.
Your Voice Matters
We will only beat heart disease and stroke if we work together. We advocate for policies that prevent cardiovascular diseases, improve the quality of and access to care, increase research funding and expand rehabilitation services.
Scientific Research Is the Core of all Our Efforts
Breakthroughs. Innovation. Millions of lives saved. That is American Heart Association funded research. From the first successful pacemaker to new techniques saving newborns with congenital heart defects to drug-coated stents, we fund bold ideas that transform health care.