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John D. Bennett, MD, to receive 10th annual Heart Hero Award

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Donald Led Duke Heart Hero Award, the American Heart Association will present the 2023 award to Dr. John Bennett, president and CEO of CDPHP. “Criteria for the Donald Led Duke Heart Hero award includes achievement in areas of health care, especially heart disease or stroke, support for the

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Help stock healthy pantries at Mastrovito Hyundai

During American Heart Month, Mastrovito Hyundai is collecting healthy food to donate to local food pantries. Frank Mastrovito is chairing America’s Greatest Heart Run & Walk in 2023, and is suggesting that people donate healthy food items. Here are some items for a healthy diet: • Low-sodium or no-salt canned vegetables • Low-sugar, low-sodium pasta

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Fryeburg Heart Survivor: “My Daughter Saved My Life”

At 30 years old, Brylie Young of Fryeburg, Maine, never thought she would be diagnosed with a congenital heart defect shortly after giving birth to her first child in April 2022. She says she was fortunate to have an uneventful pregnancy and birth of her daughter. She and her husband, Alec, were so excited to

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Hard Hats with Heart: American Heart Association Hosts Networking and Educational Event in Westbrook on Feb. 28 for Maine’s Construction Industry

According to the American Heart Association, one in 25 construction workers has cardiovascular disease, one in 4 is obese, one in 4 uses tobacco and one in 25 has diabetes. In fact, construction industry workers have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease compared to other industries, based on lifestyle factors such as smoking, poor nutrition,

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Sleep added to American Heart Association’s cardiovascular health checklist

Checklist for heart and brain health now has eight elements: Sleep, diet, nicotine exposure, exercise, weight, blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol. By Michelle Ouellette, MD, FACC, FSCAI, Catholic Medical Center American Heart Association New Hampshire Board President At CMC’s New England Heart & Vascular Institute, we are passionate about heart disease. Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

hidden Jay Farmer of JLL and Brigette Perry of Penn Direct, Inc. to Co-Chair the 38th Annual Greater Washington Region Golf Tournament

Jay Farmer of JLL and Brigette Perry of Penn Direct, Inc. to Co-Chair the 38th Annual Greater Washington Region Golf Tournament

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, welcomes Jay Farmer and Brigette Perry as co-chairs of the 38th annual Greater Washington Region Golf Tournament. Jay Farmer, JLL Jay Farmer currently serves as Executive Managing Director, Brokerage for JLL, a global commercial real estate services firm.  He

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Watkins Mill Elementary School receives grant in support of whole-body wellness

Arlington, VA — Reducing sedentary behavior and increasing physical activity is key to immediate and long-term health for children. That is why the American Heart Association, devoted to a world of healthier lives for all, the National Football League (NFL) and the Washington Commanders have awarded a $1,000 grant to Watkins Mill Elementary School in

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President of University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health to lead 2023 Greater Maryland Go Red for Women® Movement

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization devoted to world of healthier lives for all, announces Elizabeth Wise, President/CEO of University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health, as the community volunteer chair of the 2022-2023 Greater Maryland Go Red for Women movement. Go Red for Women is a worldwide initiative of the American Heart

hidden Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing addresses hypertension through a blood pressure equipment loaner program

Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing addresses hypertension through a blood pressure equipment loaner program

High blood pressure (BP) remains a leading cause of cardiovascular disease, impacting nearly half of U.S. adults, and many people with hypertension do not have it under control. Together with the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH), the Greater Washington Region of the American Heart Association established a systematic community-based BP screening and referral program,