If there’s one good thing that can be said of strokes, it’s this: The vast majority of them don’t need to happen. Up to 80% of strokes can be prevented through healthy lifestyle changes and working with health care practitioners to control stroke risk factors. Researchers have identified numerous steps people can take to lower
The Board of Directors is made up of community leaders, medical professionals and executives who are committed to fighting heart disease and stroke across Central Texas. New board members serve one two-year term with the option of serving two additional terms. The Austin AHA Board has engaged leaders from several Austin organizations to join forces
American Heart Association and Abbott announce new initiative to advance health equity, fight high blood pressure and chronic conditions in greater Austin area Today, the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, and the global healthcare company Abbott, today announced a new multi-year initiative to reduce
Leaders for Life is a new initiative created to engage young Austin professionals who are dedicated to making a lasting impact on the health of our community. Individuals who join Leaders for Life possess a large personal and/or professional network and are eager to engage them in supporting the mission and work of the AHA.
We are pleased to announce that Bennett Maggio with Abbott is the winner of the inaugural Austin Woman of Impact campaign. She and her four fellow nominees spent 8 weeks raising awareness about women’s heart health, and funds that will make a lasting impact on the health of the Austin community. Heart disease has had
The American Heart Association, (AHA) the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is going “beyond the table” to further the commitment of the annual Heart Ball of Austin. The event is in its 24th year and is presented by St. David’s HealthCare. Hundreds of community members, medical professionals and