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Mission Statement

Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Our mission drives everything we do.

Description

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest, largest voluntary organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Founded by six cardiologists in 1924, our organization now includes more than 22.5 million volunteers and supporters working tirelessly to eliminate these diseases. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to save and improve lives.

Our nationwide organization includes 144 local offices and nearly 2,700 employees. We moved our national headquarters from New York to Dallas in 1975 to be more centrally located. The American Stroke Association was created as a division in 1997 to bring together the organization’s stroke-related activities.

What We Do: To improve the lives of all Americans, we provide public health education in a variety of ways.

We’re the nation’s leader in CPR education training. We help people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices. We provide science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help ensure the best treatment for every patient, every time. We educate lawmakers, policy makers and the public as we advocate for changes to protect and improve the health of our communities.

Website

http://www.heart.org

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Would you recommend American Heart Association- Boston?

by Allison J. from Boston, MA (2014-10-30 15:48:15.0)
It was clear what was needed of us and it was just a nice environment.
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