hidden Krysta’s Heart Stopped on the Operating Table. Now She’s Reclaiming Her Rhythm During American Heart Month!

Krysta’s Heart Stopped on the Operating Table. Now She’s Reclaiming Her Rhythm During American Heart Month!

On the morning of September 24, 2021, Krysta headed into the doctor for a pre-scheduled hip surgery. As an active 30-year-old with no pre-existing conditions or serious health concerns, Krysta anticipated a simple operation. The last thing she remembers is going under anesthesia around 11 a.m. Two days later, she woke up confined to a

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Nor’easter warning: A winter wonderland can turn deadly with heart attacks brought on by snow shoveling

As pretty as new-fallen snow appears, shoveling sidewalks and driveways can be deadly. According to the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, many people may face an increased risk of a heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest after shoveling heavy snow. The heart-health hazards of

hidden Local CEO to lead 2022 Syracuse Go Red for Women movement

Local CEO to lead 2022 Syracuse Go Red for Women movement

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization devoted to a world of healthier lives for all, announces Jackie Ferrari, founder and CEO of American Fashion Network, as the community volunteer chair of the 2021-2022 Syracuse area Go Red for Women® movement. Go Red for Women is a worldwide initiative of the American Heart Association

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American Heart Association Announces Adria Giordano as Connecticut Executive Director

The American Heart Association (AHA) is proud to announce Adria Giordano as the Executive Director in Connecticut. The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke funding innovative research, fighting for stronger public health policies, and providing critical tools and information to save and improve

hidden American Heart Association and North10 Philadelphia Collaborate to Increase Healthy Food Access for North Philadelphia Residents

American Heart Association and North10 Philadelphia Collaborate to Increase Healthy Food Access for North Philadelphia Residents

American Heart Association and North10 Philadelphia Collaborate to Increase Healthy Food Access for North Philadelphia Residents Food insecurity is defined as a lack of consistent access to enough food for every person in a household to live an active, healthy life. This can be a temporary situation for a household or can last a long

hidden Brown’s Super Stores, Oak Street Health, and AHA Collaborate to Establish a Community-based Blood Pressure Screening,  Education, and Referral Initiative

Brown’s Super Stores, Oak Street Health, and AHA Collaborate to Establish a Community-based Blood Pressure Screening, Education, and Referral Initiative

Brown’s Super Stores, Oak Street Health, and AHA Collaborate to Establish a Community-based Blood Pressure Screening, Education, and Referral Initiative Hypertension is the leading cause of heart disease and stroke, which kill more Philadelphians than any other disease, accounting for 3,417 deaths in 2019. Despite overall progress in recent years, Philadelphia’s health significantly lags behind

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Heart Beats for Benjamin

Natalie Ferry recalls being told, before her son Benjamin was even born, that he had a life-threatening heart condition.  She spent 30 minutes with him at birth and then Benjamin was taken into his first surgery at Nemours Children’ Health. Benjamin has since defied the odds and he inspires us all every day! Benny’s heart

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Baltimore County school awarded $1,500 NFL Play 60 Get Moving Grant for physical activity equipment

Reducing sedentary behavior and increasing physical activity is key to immediate and long-term health for children. That is why the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, the National Football League (NFL) and Baltimore Ravens have awarded a $1,500 Get Moving Grant to Middlesex Elementary School