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Equity at Work

Read the new editorial series that highlights health equity efforts underway at companies that are part of the AHA CEO Roundtable leadership collaborative. Read More About Equity at Work

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Doctor, It’s Been Too Long

We know many of our employees and their loved ones have cancelled or postponed doctor visits during the ongoing pandemic out of necessity, misinformation, or fear. We also know the pandemic has sparked an overall decrease in disease management, an overall increase in unhealthy behaviors, and sharp uptick in symptoms of anxiety or depression. How

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Health Equity in the Workplace

The American Heart Association’s CEO Roundtable is working to eliminate workplace inequities that harm the health and well-being of employees, businesses and communities. The Roundtable’s new report, developed by business leaders and health experts, provides actionable strategies and principles employers can use to build toward health equity. Read Article

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More than $230 million committed to support equitable health for all people

The American Heart Association makes unprecedented pledge to aggressively address social determinants while working to improve the health of all communities – urban, suburban and rural Highlights: The American Heart Association has declared structural racism a cause of poor health and premature death from heart disease and stroke – the leading causes of death. The

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The American Heart Association and CEO Roundtable urge flu vaccination to promote employee and community health

Employers lead efforts to promote flu vaccines and mitigate the collision of influenza and COVID-19 DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2020 — More than 45 CEOs from some of the world’s largest and most-admired companies join with the American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization dedicated to building longer, healthier lives, to protect employee

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Saving Lives is the Point of Prevention. Get your flu shot today.

The AHA CEO Roundtable joins together to protect employee and community health this flu season with a new PSA campaign, “Point of Prevention.” The campaign signals a fresh and heartfelt focus on how Americans can help save lives this fall, as the nation faces the potential “twindemic” of influenza and COVID-19. We are doubling down

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It Takes a Village

The phrase, “It takes a village,” has never been more timely. The COVID-19 pandemic is a call to action for everyone to come together by staying apart and flattening the curve. When nations, leaders and everyday people unite, we can change the trajectory of COVID-19 by following the science and mobilizing a response. Each of

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Nancy Brown with Mindy Grossman, CEO of WW

“Wellness should be a human right regardless of your income or where you live,” says #RedDressAwards honoree and CEO Mindy Grossman. American Heart Association and WW (formerly Weight Watchers) are inspiring healthy habits in churches & underserved communities. Nancy Brown with Mindy Grossman, CEO of WW

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National Wear Red Day Goes To Work Alerting Employers To The Dangers Of Stress And Depression

The business case for lowering stress, anxiety and depression in workers is becoming undeniable. There are two intersecting health issues at play: first, a diagnosis of depression may increase risk of developing heart disease. Second, having a heart attack increases risk of depression, according to research. So naturally it follows that if Americans spend 40