hidden Lawmakers prioritize New Yorkers’ health in one-house budgets

Lawmakers prioritize New Yorkers’ health in one-house budgets

The American Heart Association applauds the state Legislature for its inclusion of increased funding for the Tobacco Control Program and a $1 per pack tax increase on cigarettes in New York in their one-house budget proposals. These measures will help in the reduction of tobacco use throughout the state. ” We were pleased to see

hidden After dying at work, a North Country woman is sharing her story

After dying at work, a North Country woman is sharing her story

Cortney Richter says she’s well-known at the Watertown, NY hospital where she works. “I died on the pharmacy floor, so I’m famous.” she says. In November of 2021, Cortney was working a 12-hour shift when she stood up and felt dizzy. She crouched down and then collapsed. Her heart stopped. Thankfully, since she worked in

hidden Penn Medicine Cardiologist is Honored with American Heart Association Top Award:  2023 Edward S. Cooper, MD Award

Penn Medicine Cardiologist is Honored with American Heart Association Top Award: 2023 Edward S. Cooper, MD Award

The American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization fighting cardiovascular diseases, announces Paul J. Mather, MD, as the 2023 recipient of the Edward. S. Cooper, MD Award. The award is named for Dr. Edward S. Cooper, a world-renowned physician and a pioneer in hypertension and stroke and the first African American to serve as

hidden Thom and Robin Harvey Commit One Million Dollars to the American Heart Association of Delaware Creating the Harvey and Hanna Family Healthy Hearts Initiative

Thom and Robin Harvey Commit One Million Dollars to the American Heart Association of Delaware Creating the Harvey and Hanna Family Healthy Hearts Initiative

The American Heart Association (Association) is excited and humbled to announce, Thom Harvey, Chairman & CEO of Harvey Hanna & Associates (HHA) and his wife Robin have donated one million dollars to forward the mission of the American Heart Association in the state of Delaware. With this transformational gift, the Harvey and Hanna Family Healthy

hidden Hundreds celebrate life and honor heart and stroke survivors at the Heart Ball

Hundreds celebrate life and honor heart and stroke survivors at the Heart Ball

On Saturday, March 4, over 350 supporters of the American Heart Association joined the 2023 Heart of Greater Washington Chair, Vishal Tulsian of SAIC for the Heart Ball. Hosted at the Salamander Washington DC, guests bid, dined and dance in honor of their connection to the mission of the American Heart Association as a relentless

hidden Apalachin 5th graders raising money in memory of family honored as top fundraisers at Kids Heart Challenge event

Apalachin 5th graders raising money in memory of family honored as top fundraisers at Kids Heart Challenge event

Apalachin Elementary School students got active and celebrated an important cause during a fun ceremony on Thursday. The American Heart Association and Apalachin Elementary are working together to make whole-body wellness a priority as students participate in Kids Heart Challenge™. At Thursday morning’s ceremony, students jumped rope to get their hearts pumping in a fun

hidden GPW Health Center improves hypertension control through a self-monitoring blood pressure initiative

GPW Health Center improves hypertension control through a self-monitoring blood pressure initiative

High blood pressure remains a leading cause of cardiovascular disease and stroke, impacting over 121 million U.S. adults. In the Greater Washington Region, nearly 25% of adults have high blood pressure, and many do not have it under control. Since 2020, Greater Prince William Community Health Center (GPW Health Center) has worked alongside the American