hidden NH students learn about heart health through jump rope and fun as part of the American Heart Association and PROCON’s Growing Healthy Hearts Program

NH students learn about heart health through jump rope and fun as part of the American Heart Association and PROCON’s Growing Healthy Hearts Program

The American Heart Association and Manchester design-build firm, PROCON, are working together to make Manchester healthier. In Hillsborough county, 25% of children live in food deserts without access to healthy food. In Manchester, 29% of adults are obese, more than the average of New Hampshire. Healthy habits start at a young age. “We are creating

hidden Maximizing Savings: Prescription Assistance Savings Programs

Maximizing Savings: Prescription Assistance Savings Programs

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, the Greater Baltimore and Greater Washington Regions hosted a webinar on prescription assistance programs. The webinar was facilitated by FamilyWize and Walgreens and provided valuable information for those in attendance, including front-line clinical staff. Dr. Athol Morgan, cardiologist in West Baltimore and long-time volunteer of the American Heart Association, opened

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Governor’s budget needs to include ALL flavored tobacco products

Gov. Cuomo’s call for ending the sale of flavored e-cigarettes doesn’t go far enough, according to the American Heart Association. “We need to protect the health of all New Yorkers by prohibiting the sale of all flavors in all tobacco products,” said Caitlin O’Brien, J.D., New York State Director of Government Affairs for the American

hidden Hospital executive leads charge for women’s heart health in South Jersey

Hospital executive leads charge for women’s heart health in South Jersey

The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, recently announced that Margaret Belfield, MSN, RN, executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO) Clinical Services, AtlantiCare, will serve as chairwoman for the American Heart Association 2020 Southern New Jersey Go Red for Women Luncheon. The Go

hidden New Jersey students demand that Big Vape #QuitLying

New Jersey students demand that Big Vape #QuitLying

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, teamed up with several schools throughout New Jersey and across the country for the first-ever #QuitLying Day, which took place on Thursday, January 16, 2020. The initiative was a student-led event to demand accountability by e-cigarette companies for spending

hidden Greater Washington Region Youth Mobilize to End Vaping

Greater Washington Region Youth Mobilize to End Vaping

The American Heart Association, Greater Washington Region is proud to partner with The Teen Age Group (TAG) of Greater Suburban Maryland’s Jack & Jill of America Inc.  to raise awareness on the dangers of vaping through the #QuitLying campaign and the launch of their own PSA campaign, “No Smoke.” The “No Smoke” Vaping PSA Release