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Latest News Releases

  • Social startups develop innovative community health solutions

    October 18, 2018 Categories: Program News

    The American Heart Association is celebrating social entrepreneurs by empowering them to identify innovative health solutions to improve health and well-being in their communities.

  • More than 800 medical practices and health systems recognized for blood pressure control nationwide

    October 17, 2018 Categories: Program News

    The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) today recognized 802 physician practices and health systems from across the country for their commitment to reducing the number of Americans who have heart attacks and strokes each year. As part of the annual Target: BP Recognition Program, run jointly by the two associations since 2017, these practices are being recognized for their commitment to helping more patients improve blood pressure control.

  • After stroke strikes, what comes next?

    October 15, 2018 Categories: Stroke News, Program News

    The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, wants stroke survivors to know that while life may be different after a stroke, rehabilitation can help them regain some independence, decrease chances of another stroke and provide new goals to work toward.

  • Be heart smart during Hurricane Michael

    October 10, 2018 Categories: Advisories & Comments

    DALLAS, Oct. 10, 2018 — With Hurricane Michael impacting North Florida and slated to push into Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia in the coming days, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting...

  • Los lactantes hispanos con cardiopatía congénita crítica obtienen peores resultados

    October 10, 2018 Categories: Foreign Language News Releases

    Aspectos destacados del estudio: Los lactantes hispanos nacidos con algún tipo de cardiopatía congénita crítica obtienen notablemente peores resultados, tras un año de vida, que los lactantes de madres de raza blanca. Estos resultados se asocian directamente con un nivel más bajo de educación de la madre y con una mayor dependencia de los seguros públicos de salud.