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Houston

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Woman at farmer's market

Culture of Health

Our mission is to create a world free of heart disease and stroke — a world where everyone can achieve the best possible health—and it starts right here in our community. That’s why we must come together to solve complex issues that affect this generation and generations to come. Together we can improve quality of life, ensure healthy environments, strengthen the economy, elevate care and change policy for all.

Show You Have Houston at Heart

As a member of the community, you have an important role to play in helping to improve the long-term health of our city.

Contact Us

10060 Buffalo Speedway

Houston, TX 77054

Phone: (832) 918-4000

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Teaching local students to save lives

When CPR is preformed properly and promptly during cardiac arrest, survival rates can double or triple. We fought to make this lifesaving training a graduation requirement for all Texas students, and now train more than 60,000 in-state teenagers each year. By filling our city with bystanders equipped to take action, we are helping to improve survival odds for everyone in Texas.

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Impacting the Community

Living healthy and free of disease makes a critical difference in quality of life. Check. Change. Control. is working within our community to raise awareness about the vital effect lifestyle as on health, make healthy options accessible and available for all. Our programs help families form healthy habits that will last a lifetime, by removing obstacles to making healthy choices.

Policy Change

You're the Cure is working within our community to empower citizens to take informed action on local and state policies, and champion policies and laws that help people avoid unhealthy practices and create safer communities. Our advocates are addressing critical healthcare concerns by advocating for policies that can improve access and boost the quality and value of care.

Advocates at Lobby Day
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The Moment You Move More

Americans’ sedentary lifestyles are increasing their risk for heart disease and stroke, but small steps—actual steps—lead to big gains and can help you become Healthy For Good. Whether it’s walking, running, biking, swimming, playing sports or doing yoga, the American Heart Association recommends adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity per week, or 75 minutes of vigorous activity. Kids should get at least 60 minutes of activity every day.

If you don’t want to sweat the numbers, just move more. Sneak more steps into your daily routine and find forms of exercise you enjoy.