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Follow the latest news (and register for in person or virtual media access) in our Scientific Sessions 2022 Newsroom, Nov. 5-7, 2022.

Resuscitation Science Symposium 2022 - Nov. 5-6, 2022

Rigorous, dependable RESEARCH has always been at the heart of our efforts.

The American Heart Association has built one of the largest and most trusted research programs in the nation, funding more than $4.8 billion in heart disease and stroke research over the years. Learn more about AHA research.

Check out these historic moments and research funded by the American Heart Association from 1940 until now.

November is Eat Smart Month

Together Tuesdays™ is the easy way to satisfy your craving for connection.

Free recipes, conversation starters and more at heart.org/together.


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Eating Smart is just one of Life's Essential 8™:

It's the American Heart Association’s checklist to measure cardiovascular health, which adds healthy sleep as essential for optimal cardiovascular health along with other health and lifestyle factors like nicotine exposure, physical activity, diet, weight, blood glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure.




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American Diabetes Month | National Diabetes Education Week (6-12th) | National Diabetes Heart Connection Day (9th) | World Diabetes Day (14th)

Do you have risk factors for diabetes? Do you have prediabetes? Lifestyle changes such as losing weight, eating healthy and engaging in regular, moderate physical activity may reduce the progression of Type 2 diabetes and control Type 1 diabetes. They can also minimize other risk factors such as high blood pressure, blood cholesterol and even heart attacks and strokes.

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Fall kicks off flu season

But that's not the only vaccine important for heart health.
The American Heart Association says it’s important for adults to get regular immunizations to stay heart-healthy.



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Daylight Savings Time ends November 6th

Turn your clock back one hour – “The best preparation for the time change is to make gradual lifestyle improvements year-round. Move more. Get your cholesterol and blood pressure checked. Make sure you’re working on healthy sleep habits and eating smart.”- American Heart Association immediate past president Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, M.D., Sc.M., FAHA.


More November Calendar Highlights

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month | National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month | National Family Caregivers Month

11/6 - Daylight Savings Time ends - turn your clock back one hour
11/6-12 - National Diabetes Education Week
11/8 - Election Day
11/9 - National Diabetes Heart Connection Day
11/11 -Veteran's Day
11/12- World Pneumonia Day
11/13-19 - National Nurse Practitioner Week
11/14 - World Diabetes Day (resources)
11/19 - Great American Smokeout
11/24 - Thanksgiving Day
11/25 National Family Health History Day


Upcoming American Heart Association Scientific meetings:

View the full list and links to each of the accredited scientific meetings of the American Heart Association here.