American Heart Association

American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown lauds anti-tobacco advertising campaign for teens

A new national awareness campaign is using a mix of YouTube videos and social media platforms to encourage all teens to be the first generation to end tobacco use in America for good.

Independent non-profit Legacy introduced the “Finish It” campaign to try and save millions of young lives from […]

STORIES FROM THE HEART: Internet’s `PirateGray’ fighting heart disease in honor of her dad

Grayson Burger grew up watching her father struggle with heart problems.

The last few years, the 20-year-old from South Brunswick, N.J., has been building a career out of her online persona: PirateGray.

In December, she combined her passions to produce a video about her dad’s fight and the American Heart Association’s […]

Simple Science @Heart: Ingredient in chocolate may help you think more clearly

Chowing down on a pile of candy bars may not be a very good idea, but one ingredient in chocolate might actually help you come up with good ideas.

New research in the American Heart Association’s journal Hypertension found improved mental function in elderly people who drank a lot of […]

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Hello out there! I’m Krisleigh from the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association. I’m one of the many people behind the scenes who already listen to you and converse with you every day on our Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, Google+ feeds and YouTube channels. I’ve probably re-pinned something from […]

Welcome to the Official American Heart Association Blog

Social media are transforming the world we live in, and thanks to you, they are also helping the American Heart Association reach more people than ever with our messaging about cardiovascular diseases and stroke. By sharing our resources via your favorite social media, you’re helping us raise awareness of […]