hidden Boston Heart Ball chair honored as one of pharma’s top leaders

Boston Heart Ball chair honored as one of pharma’s top leaders

Barry Greene, the president of Cambridge biotech company Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and chairman of this year’s Boston Heart and Stroke Ball, is one of 40 leaders to be recognized with the 2020 Red Jacket Award by PharmaVOICE magazine. Since 2014, PharmaVOICE has recognized inspiring, innovative, collaborative, and transformative individuals in the pharmaceutical industry with this award.

hidden Pediatric cardiologist to lead virtual walk to support heart health in the Lehigh Valley

Pediatric cardiologist to lead virtual walk to support heart health in the Lehigh Valley

The American Heart Association recently announced Dr. Louis W. Hansrote, medical director at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Cardiac Center in Allentown and chief of pediatric cardiology at Reilley’s Children’s Hospital of the Lehigh Valley, will serve as chairperson of the 2020 Lehigh Valley Heart Walk scheduled as a month-long virtual experience from September 1-30. With

hidden Helping feed hard-hit transgender communities in Massachusetts

Helping feed hard-hit transgender communities in Massachusetts

Transgender residents living in Massachusetts, particularly people of color, have been hit especially hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. They face an unemployment rate more than three times the general population, homelessness and a lack of food, said Chastity Bowick, CEO of the Transgender Emergency Fund of Massachusetts. When Lawrence Vinson learned about the crisis, he

hidden Local hospital executive to lead virtual walk to support heart and brain health in Monmouth & Ocean counties

Local hospital executive to lead virtual walk to support heart and brain health in Monmouth & Ocean counties

The American Heart Association recently announced Bill Arnold, MHA, President, Southern Region, for RWJBarnabas Health, will serve as chairperson of the 2020 Shoreline Heart Walk scheduled as a virtual event for Sunday, October 25. With the pandemic keeping people at home, the Association is embracing a new approach to keep the Shoreline Heart Walk event

hidden Greater Washington Region Heart Walk to be Transformed into a Digital Celebration

Greater Washington Region Heart Walk to be Transformed into a Digital Celebration

The Greater Washington Region Heart Walk is getting re-imagined for 2020 to be the biggest one yet! With the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic keeping more Americans at home, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is embracing the new normal, creating an enhanced experience and

hidden American Heart Association and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI Announce Winners of 2020 Get Healthy RI Postcard Contest

American Heart Association and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI Announce Winners of 2020 Get Healthy RI Postcard Contest

Six Young Rhode Islander’s Share the Importance of Healthy Living with American Heart Association and Blue Cross & Blue Shield 2020 Get Healthy RI Postcard Contest Providence, July 30th, 2020 — The American Heart Association and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI are excited to announce the winners of the 2020 Get Healthy RI

hidden Bethlehem students learn to grow with new school garden

Bethlehem students learn to grow with new school garden

The American Heart Association Lehigh Valley board of directors recently teamed up with the Kellyn Foundation to install raised garden beds at Lincoln Elementary School in Bethlehem, PA. As part of the Garden as a Classroom program, Kellyn facilitates the building of raised bed gardens and ongoing hands-on healthy lifestyle curriculum to provide educational concepts

hidden American Heart Association names new president of Southern New England Board of Directors

American Heart Association names new president of Southern New England Board of Directors

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, is pleased to announce that  Robert H. Schwengel, MD, FACC of Southcoast Health, has been appointed President of the Association’s Board of Directors in Southern New England. Serving for several years on the Southern New

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Tips for Exercising in the Summer Heat

With the summer in full swing, be sure to protect your heart in the heat. With temperatures frequently rising into the 80s and 90s, it’s important to know that heat can be hard on the heart. As the temperature rises, so can your risk for suffering health issues like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Doctors

hidden Map shows how drastically COVID-19 risk varies by Boston neighborhood

Map shows how drastically COVID-19 risk varies by Boston neighborhood

TIME published a story this week looking at data that shows how drastically the risk of COVID-19 infection varies from neighborhood to neighborhood within Boston. Using data from the City Health Dashboard, a project run by New York University Langone Health, TIME mapped Boston and its neighbor across the Charles River, Cambridge, to illustrate how