American Heart Association News

American Heart Association News is an online health and science news service specializing in cardiovascular health, including heart disease, stroke and healthy living.

Staff includes journalists and scientific experts who report, write or edit stories, videos and graphics. Together, they create medical and healthcare stories that are easy to understand, accurate and timely.

American Heart Association News operates under the larger umbrella of the AHA and furthers the organization’s lifesaving mission by educating people about health-related issues.

The publication of all stories, videos, graphics and other content is guided by journalistic ethics and the AHA’s commitment to transparency as a nonprofit organization.

Stories, videos and graphics using the American Heart Association News byline appear on and are available for reuse, at no cost, as long as American Heart Association News is credited. (See other requirements and details on how to obtain this content for reuse here.)

No advertising is accepted on and no businesses, products or services are endorsed when mentioned in published news stories. To contact American Heart Association News, email