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Keep One Million Hearts Beating Strong

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius talks about the importance of heart health.


The Initiative

Million Hearts™ is a national initiative to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes over five years. Million Hearts™ brings together communities, health systems, nonprofit organizations, federal agencies, and private-sector partners from across the country to fight heart disease and stroke.

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Remember Your ABCS

  1. A — Appropriate Aspirin Therapy
  2. B — Blood Pressure Control
  3. C — Cholesterol Management
  4. S — Smoking Cessation

About Heart Disease & Stroke

Heart disease and stroke are an epidemic in the United States today. The good news is that many of the major risk factors for these conditions can be prevented and controlled.

Join the Conversation


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American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is proud to join forces with Million Hearts™ to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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Watch the announcement about the Million Hearts™ initiative and hear personal stories about heart disease and stroke prevention.

Learn About Partners

Partners from across the public and private health sectors, including federal agencies; doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health care professionals; private insurers; businesses; health advocacy groups; and community organizations, will support Million Hearts™ through a wide range of activities.

You Can Be a Partner Too

All Public & Private Sector Partners

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