American Heart Association

Go Red For Women luncheon features top women in media

Why does heart disease matter to you? That’s the question the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women luncheon will try to answer on Tuesday.

Featuring 24 women in leading TV, magazine, online and radio media positions, the event in New York will be co-hosted by Today show host Natalie […]

Go Red For Women timeline

2003: First National Wear Red Day.
2004: American Heart Association launches Go Red For Women.
2005: First landmark goes red.
2009: AHA introduces Go Red Por Tu Corazon for women in the Hispanic community.
2010: AHA supports law prohibiting insurance companies from charging women more than men for health insurance coverage.
2011: AHA and Macy’s offer the […]

Actress earns $10,000 for American Heart Association

Cuban-born actress Malillany Marín, who danced on Univision’s ¡Mira Quién Baila! (Look Who’s Dancing!) to benefit Go Red Por Tu Corazón, was eliminated from the reality show on Oct. 27. But she came away with $10,000 to help raise awareness in Hispanic women that heart disease is their No. 1 killer.

 Marín, who lost […]

Actress keeps on dancing for American Heart Association

Cuban-born actress Malillany Marín, who lost a grandfather and a grandmother to heart disease, survived another week on the dance floor as a contestant in Univision’s hit show, ¡Mira Quién Baila! Ten celebrities compete for a grand prize of $185,000 to donate to the charity of their choice.

Marín is raising funds […]

Actress Supports American Heart Association on hit dance show

When Malillany Marín lost her paternal grandfather to a heart attack, it was a painful and profound loss. When her maternal grandmother also died of a heart attack, it solidified family history and compelled the 32-year-old to take charge of her own health.

Today, the Cuban-born actress is taking to […]