American Heart Association

Meet 6 students making their communities healthier

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

The American Heart Association announced the winners of its EmPowered To Serve Scholars program on Monday, awarding $1,500 scholarships to six students pursuing careers in medicine, nursing and law to help improve the health of their communities.

Ahmed Arasah from Grand Prairie, Texas

Ahmed Arasah knows firsthand that […]

February 19th, 2018|Categories: Health, Healthy Living, multicultural|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Meet 6 students making their communities healthier

Healthcare system must think outside the box to achieve health equality

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Healthcare organizations could achieve greater health equality if they considered unconventional approaches, such as partnering with community groups and businesses, according to a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Hospitals should be thinking about creative ways to initiate health care outside its […]

April 24th, 2015|Categories: Health|Tags: , |Comments Off on Healthcare system must think outside the box to achieve health equality

CEO Nancy Brown: Improving our nation’s health, community by community

When the American Heart Association set an ambitious goal for improving Americans’ cardiovascular health by 2020, it was worded very carefully.

The goal is not merely “to help all Americans.” It reads: “to help all Americans.”

The emphasis matters because there is no one-size-fits-all way of beating heart disease and stroke, […]