American Heart Association

North Dakota becomes 25th state to require CPR training in schools

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Half of all states now require students to learn CPR before high school graduation.

Starting in the 2015-2016 school year, nearly 7,000 North Dakota students each year will graduate with CPR training under their belts, following a curriculum standards update recently adopted by the state’s Department […]

September 9th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |1 Comment

After colorful path to chairman of AHA board, Royse focused on healthier communities

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

Al Royse readily admits he had no idea what he was getting into back in 1997, when representatives from the American Heart Association asked him to become chairman of the San Francisco Heart Walk.

Royse knew little about the organization. He knew little about heart disease. […]

While FDA considers e-cigarette regulation, states and cities continue to act

While the Food and Drug Administration proposes to regulate the sales, marketing and product quality of e-cigarettes, states and cities are moving forward with their own regulations to restrict e-cigarette exposure.

While the FDA already regulates cigarettes, cigarette tobacco, roll-your-own tobacco and smokeless tobacco, relatively new e-cigarettes are still under […]