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Hispanic Heritage Month

We’re encouraging Latinas to know R.Á.P.I.D.O. to help save a life.

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The American Heart Association’s signature women’s initiative, Go Red for Women, is a comprehensive platform designed to increase women’s heart health awareness and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally.

It’s no longer just about wearing red; it’s no longer just about sharing heart health facts. It’s about all women making a commitment to stand together with Go Red and taking charge of their own heart health as well as the health of those they can’t bear to live without. Making a commitment to your health isn’t something you have to do alone either, so grab a friend or a family member and Go Red today.

Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year, but the simple truth is that most cardiovascular diseases can still be prevented with education and healthy lifestyle changes.

Pregnancy & Maternal Health Resources

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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of maternal death in the U.S., or more simply put, heart disease is the No. 1 killer of new moms. We have resources and tools that can help.

Why Research Matters: Margarita’s Story

2023 Real Woman Margarita Pineiro

After experiencing a spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) at age 42, Margarita Pineiro is learning to put herself first and working to raise awareness among other Latinas.

Get Cooking for Hispanic Heritage Month

Get inspired in the kitchen this Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15). Try one of our delicious, heart-healthy recipes like our chipotle chicken bowl with cilantro-lime crema.

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Mom Life

Moms, grandmothers, aunts and other maternal figures do so much for their families. But this can mean taking care of their health sometimes comes last. We’re here to help these special people support their health and well-being at every stage of motherhood.

Get Kids Active with NFL PLAY 60!

The American Heart Association and NFL are back again, teaming up to get kids moving for 60 minutes each day! Grab the whole family for some fitness and fun alongside your favorite NFL teams.

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The Real Women: Sharing Stories of Survival

Go Red For Women has all kinds of ways to get involved and use your talents.

You’ll be fighting for yourself, for those you love, and for women all over the world. You’ll make lifelong friends, and more importantly, you’ll make a difference!

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Learn different ways to donate
Show up and show support Go Red at events nearby

You want to learn about signs, symptoms and risk factors?

If you or a love one have been diagnosed or you are a caregiver for someone with a cardiovascular condition, all the information out there can be overwhelming.

Take your time reading through our information and be sure not to overwhelm yourself. We're here for you.

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Stroke Symptoms in Women

You can join Research Goes Red!

The AHA’s Go Red for Women® movement and Verily’s Project Baseline have joined forces to launch Research Goes Red and are calling on women across the United States to contribute to health research.

By joining Research Goes Red, you can:

  • Contribute through clinical research, surveys, focus groups
  • Only participate in the studies that you're interested in, no obligation
  • Help shape the future of disease management and care
  • Learn about your own health while helping improve health for all
  • And more

Research Goes Red

Congratulations! You've taken the first step to living healthy.

Great choice!

Your purchase of every official Go Red for Women® product supports the fight to end heart disease and stroke in women.

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Pregnancy and Maternal Health

Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of new moms.

It can pose a threat to women’s heart health during pregnancy and later in life.

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Prioritizing your health is important before and after menopause.

Learn about menopause, its symptoms and impact on your health.

Go Red Gear

Pins, pamphlets, shirts and more! We have everything you need to Go Red to
raise awareness, show your support and help fund our mission with every purchase.

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