hidden Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. Can’t Lose: #DCHeartBall is the Main Event of Heart Month

Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. Can’t Lose: #DCHeartBall is the Main Event of Heart Month

Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. Can’t Lose: #DCHeartBall is the Main Event of Heart Month Sports greats featured as part of the American Heart Association’s relentless pursuit of health and well-being The Greater Washington Heart Ball (#DCHeartBall) is back at the Mandarin Oriental hotel. As American Heart Month comes to an end, the American Heart Association

hidden Patients, consumers, and health policy experts advocate at Virginia State Capitol for access to high-quality health insurance coverage, pre-existing conditions protections for all Virginians

Patients, consumers, and health policy experts advocate at Virginia State Capitol for access to high-quality health insurance coverage, pre-existing conditions protections for all Virginians

 Healthy Market VA, a coalition of organizations representing thousands of Virginians with chronic diseases, small business owners, and older adults spoke out on Tuesday, January 28 at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond to ensure that preserving life-saving patient protections and strengthening Virginia’s health insurance marketplace are top priorities for lawmakers this session. State lawmakers

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Greater Washington Region Youth Mobilize to End Vaping

The American Heart Association, Greater Washington Region is proud to partner with The Teen Age Group (TAG) of Greater Suburban Maryland’s Jack & Jill of America Inc.  to raise awareness on the dangers of vaping through the #QuitLying campaign and the launch of their own PSA campaign, “No Smoke.” The “No Smoke” Vaping PSA Release

hidden The American Heart Association and Health Organizations Respond to Governor Northam’s 2021 Budget Tobacco Tax Increase

The American Heart Association and Health Organizations Respond to Governor Northam’s 2021 Budget Tobacco Tax Increase

“The American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Medical Society of Virginia, and Tobacco21.org appreciate the Governor including an increase in funding for tobacco cessation and prevention programs, seeking funding for reinsurance, and including a tobacco tax in his proposed 2021 budget. However, the proposed cigarette tax increase of $0.30 is insignificant

hidden American Heart Association talks about Women and Heart Disease at the National Diversity Women’s Business Leadership Conference

American Heart Association talks about Women and Heart Disease at the National Diversity Women’s Business Leadership Conference

The American Heart Association hosted a panel at the Diversity Women’s Business Leadership Conference on Thursday, November 14th discussing women and heart disease. The event was held at the Gaylord Resort in National Harbor, Maryland. Panel Moderator: Pamela Garmon Johnson, the Vice President of Health Equity & National Partnerships from the American Heart Association. Panelists:

hidden American Heart Association Greater Washington Region Hosts Culinary and Food Immersion Experience

American Heart Association Greater Washington Region Hosts Culinary and Food Immersion Experience

Washington, D.C.- The American Heart Association Greater Washington Region hosted a culinary and food immersion experience on October 17th at the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Training Academy in Washington, D.C. This unique experience enabled community members and donors to see a sample of the Family Lifestyle Program. This program strives to increase the health of

hidden Empowering Entrepreneurs for healthier communities: EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator Finale Event

Empowering Entrepreneurs for healthier communities: EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator Finale Event

We are thrilled to introduce the 2019 EmPOWERED to Serve National Business Accelerator grant recipients!  The October 17th event was hosted in Washington, D.C. at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The top nine candidates presented their innovative concepts and ideas in a shark-tank style program at the event for a chance

hidden American Heart Association Endorses Washington, D.C. Sugary Drink Tax Legislation to Promote Health Equity

American Heart Association Endorses Washington, D.C. Sugary Drink Tax Legislation to Promote Health Equity

Washington, D.C., October 8, 2019 –The American Heart Association (AHA) strongly supports legislation introduced today by D.C. Councilmembers Brianne Nadeau, Mary Cheh, Trayon White, David Grosso, Brandon Todd, Charles Allen, Elissa Silverman, Chairman Phil Mendelson and Anita Bonds that would levy a 1.5 cents per ounce tax on sugary drinks. The revenue raised from the