The official American Heart Association page. We want to help you live healthier! Check out our tips on eating healthy & becoming physically active.
Sharon Bond was used to walking miles at a time, so learning she had genetic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, or HCM, caught her off guard. Learn more about how Sharon is managing her condition and educating others: @SBond1
Environmental and socioeconomic challenges – such as marginalization, less health care access and exposure to toxic metals in water – affect the heart health of American Indians and Alaska Natives, says a report from @American_Heart .
The EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ has trained 38 social entrepreneurs and provided $550K in grants to top candidates improving health in their communities. We're ready for the next wave of innovative solutions. Apply by 6/30 at . #EmpowerChange
1 in 4 high schoolers currently use e-cigarettes, and 81% of them started with a flavored product like fruit, mint or menthol. Help us reach 340 more people telling the administration: Protect America’s youth, not big tobacco, and stop the sale of flavored e-cigarettes!
One in five heart attack patients have a second one within five years. Know the signs of a heart attack and take these proactive steps to reduce your risk:
Are stroke symptoms different for women and men? Sometimes – find out which ones can slip under the radar. #StrokeMonth
We need acts of kindness more than ever! If you’re helping others, share how with #ShowUsYourGood . Big or small, our acts of kindness add up to change our new world for the better. Post yours and inspire others to do the same. Together we can make difference.
Research shows Americans have more fatal heart attacks during the holiday season than any other time of the year. Know the signs and don't hesitate to call 9-1-1.
Two studies find e-cigarettes may be just as dangerous, or worse, for heart health than traditional cigarettes. #AHA19
Is your blood pressure under control? If it’s higher than 130/80, your doctor may want to take a closer look. #AHA17