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Keep cool to be heart-healthy in extreme heat

Record high temperatures are bringing summer heat early this year around much of the U.S., and the American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, is urging people to take extra steps to protect their hearts. Precautions are especially important for older adults and people with high blood pressure, obesity or

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Clean Water Matters – Water Access in Philadelphia School District

Many schools in Philadelphia are faced with lead contamination in their water lines. An environmental report has found that potentially exposing tens of thousands of students to toxins can cause learning and behavioral issues and health problems, including damage to internal organs.  The American Heart Association understands the School District of Philadelphia (SDP)’s unique challenges.

hidden Tune in to the Celebration! Virtual Volunteer Award Show hosted by  American Heart Association on June 28

Tune in to the Celebration! Virtual Volunteer Award Show hosted by American Heart Association on June 28

Media Advisory  For Immediate Release  6/4/22                                                                                   Virtual Award Show for American Heart Association   What:  The American Heart Association will recognize some of its brightest stars and those who have made an impact for the AHA community during the annual National Volunteer Awards.   Where: This is a virtual event that will be

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Springfield Township Middle School students raise $4K, to fight cardiovascular disease on behalf of the American Heart Association

Springfield Township Middle School students waited nearly three years to bring back its annual dodgeball tournament. Greg Cannon and students held a presentation ceremony to present close to $4,000 to the American Heart Association after holding a dodgeball tournament fundraiser held on April 29th. The event was coordinated by teacher, Greg Cannon and two students

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Walgreens supports heart and brain health through the American Heart Association’s Life Is Why campaign

Shoppers can support the life-saving work of the American Heart Association Walgreens is proud to support the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, through Life Is Why™, a cause marketing campaign benefitting the American Heart Association. Life Is Why inspires consumers to celebrate their reasons

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Go Red for Women Luncheon Experience returns to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, April 4, 2022— After nearly two years away from in person events, today the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, announced the 2022 Pittsburgh Go Red for Women® Luncheon returns Friday, May 6 at The Westin Pittsburgh. The Go Red for Women Luncheon Experience,

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Brother saves younger brother using CPR in home near Pittsburgh

A recent AHA Scientific Statement calls lay people who do CPR, heroes! Why? Because acting quickly and performing CPR can mean the difference between life and death for the victim and can be traumatic for the layperson performing it. More than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen each year in the United States. The Stephany family of Fox

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Bundle up Pittsburgh and Go Red for Women

  PITTSBURGH, PA— The American Heart Association, the leading global volunteer organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, is rallying women in Pittsburgh to “Reclaim Your Rhythm” on Friday, February 4 as a part of the Association’s Go Red for Women® National Wear Red Day®. February, has gotten off to a freezing cold start