The American Heart Association, along with several other organizations, provided hundreds of meals for Syracuse students and their families during the school district’s winter break. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the American Heart Association and the Growing Healthy Hearts coalition served students and parents a free, light lunch at one Syracuse City School District elementary
American Heart Association helps provide healthy food for Syracuse students and families over winter break
Women throughout New Jersey are making a difference in their communities by making extraordinary contributions to health, society and other women. These women aren’t sitting on the sidelines – they are saying, “Watch me make history” by building businesses, empowering others, leading civic organizations, helping neighbors or advocating for healthier, safer neighborhoods. And the American
The American Heart Association is pleased to announce that Cristina Civetta, advocate and heart survivor, will be Chair of the American Heart Association’s 24th Annual Hamptons Heart Ball. In her role as Chairperson, she will assist in raising support and creating awareness about heart disease and stroke as it pertains to the Long Island community.
Every 40 seconds, someone in America experiences a stroke or a heart attack. This February, the American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives, is teaming up with companies around the country to change these outcomes through the Life Is Why We Give™ campaign. Life Is Why We Give inspires consumers to honor
Guest blog from Dr. Beth Bouchard, 2020 Vermont Go Red for Women Luncheon Chair Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women. It kills one woman every ~80 seconds including my mom in 2011. While at work, her symptoms began as what she described as “a little gas”. She died a few hours
When faced with challenges recovering from heart disease or stroke, it’s important to have emotional support. That’s why volunteers, staff and heart attack survivors visited the advanced heart failure floor of Norfolk Sentara Heart Hospital and the cardiac rehabilitation program at Chesapeake Regional Healthcare in Hampton Roads to deliver “healing heart” cards to cardiac patients
The American Heart Association of Southern New England (AHA) is pleased to introduce the Heart2Heart Storytellers Class of 2020. The Heart2Heart Storytellers feature the stories of several local women across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts, who have experienced heart disease and stroke, and are courageously sharing their journey to help other women. Each of these
Dr. Simon Gorwara sees the impact of heart disease firsthand, every day. “Heart disease touches people from every community and from all walks of life. That’s why I’ve teamed up with the American Heart Association so that collectively, we can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives,” said Dr. Gorwara, managing
CPR saves lives. When administered immediately after cardiac arrest, a person’s chance of survival can double or triple. However, 70 percent of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed. Earlier this month, American Heart Association Philadelphia
Ashley Lucchese usually worked at home on Fridays, but on March 10, 2017, she went to the office. She’d only sat down at her desk for a moment when she told a co-worker she felt dizzy. Then she collapsed to the floor. When Lucchese’s co-worker screamed for help, a manager ran in and started CPR.