American Heart Association

Laila Ali champions healthier living to fight heart disease in women


A decade removed from her championship boxing career, Laila Ali is back in the ring. Only now she’s using her passion and dedication to take on a much more formidable foe: heart disease.

Just as she did in her boxing career – and just as her […]

Heart surgeon, Surgeon General among those honored at Red Dress Awards


Kathy Magliato, M.D., broke into the elite, male-dominated world of heart surgery fueled by a passion for saving lives – a passion she parlayed into urging women to take better care of their hearts. Her life even inspired a new NBC show premiering next month.

On […]

Andie MacDowell to be honored for raising awareness about heart disease in women

Andie MacDowell may be best known for her roles in classic films like Four Weddings and a Funeral and Groundhog Day, but the L’Oreal Paris model and award-winning actress has another role: advocating for heart health in women through the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement.

On Feb. […]

February 6th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |1 Comment

Star-studded Woman’s Day Red Dress Awards honor fight against women’s heart disease

Actress and producer Rita Wilson will host Woman’s Day magazine’s 2014 Red Dress Awards, honoring those who have advanced the fight against heart disease – the No. 1 killer of women.

The awards presentation — Tuesday evening at Lincoln Center in New York — benefits the American Heart Association’s Go Red […]