American Heart Association

A gift from the heart good for Mom’s heart


Looking for something delicious, healthy and fast as a Mother’s Day treat? Showing you care doesn’t have to be complicated.

A yogurt parfait is a great option. It’s pretty to look at, easy to make and packed with wholesome ingredients. The recipe takes only a few […]

Recovery from a Mother’s Day stroke


Jenna Tischer was enjoying a wonderful Mother’s Day afternoon, savoring what was supposed to be her last week of maternity leave following the birth of her son.

The family strolled around their Warrensburg, Missouri, neighborhood, with 6-week-old Bryson and their 2-year-old daughter Kinley.

But Tischer doesn’t recall […]

May 8th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Sales of red fitness trackers to help fight heart disease in women

Fitbit, Inc., manufacturer of the Fitbit Flex activity and sleep tracking wristband, will donate a portion of sales of its new Red Flex products and red bands to the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement.
The company will give the AHA $10 for every Red Flex wristband and $2 for every […]

E-cards available for Mother’s Day

Macy’s and the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women program are teaming up to offer Thank-A-Mom cards that will help teach moms, sisters and friends about heart disease, the leading killer of women.

For each card sent through Facebook, Macy’s will donate $2, up to $400,000, to one of […]

Save a Life and Start Talking About Stroke Today

What sacrifice would you make to save your mother’s life? Would you jump in front of a car, attempt to fight off a great white shark, or take a bullet from a sniper? With Mother’s Day already here, I’ve taken the time to reflect on the importance of family […]