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Craig Warren, 57, of Williamson, West Virginia, has been encouraged by his local wellness center to eat and cook healthier and to monitor his own blood pressure. The center uses American Heart Association resources to help Williamson-area residents improve their cardiovascular wellness. (Photo by Walter Johnson Jr./American Heart Association)

Fostering better heart health in rural America

The AHA reaches out in West Virginia to address cardiovascular health challenges in less populated areas.

'He just wasn't near an AED'

May 7, 2024

In rural North Dakota, the American Heart Association is driving educational outreach to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of heart disease and stroke, providing grants to purchase automated external defibrillators, and facilitating easier access to emergency cardiovascular care.