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Excelsior College is first to participate in Field Day

The American Heart Association’s Field Day brings fun and activity into the workday, boosting employee morale and improving health, while also investing in the work of the American Heart Association. Excelsior College, a not-for-profit online college in Albany, was the first Capital Region company to participate in Field Day, part of the American Heart Association’s

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AHA Philadelphia Thankful Holiday Reflections

The Thanksgiving holiday is often a time of reflection and gratitude.  At the American Heart Association Philadelphia, we’re incredibly grateful for so much and for so many people. Among the long list of those we’re thankful for such as our volunteers, donors, and partnering organizations, includes our two-time summer intern, DeAndra Forde.  Forde is an alumna of Drexel University. In the summers of 2019 and

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Thankful For Life

By Michael Capalbo On April 24, 2020 I had a massive Heart Attack. I had a one-hundred percent blockage of the Left Main Artery otherwise known as ‘The Widow Maker”. Basically, I died. Here is my story and how I became a heart survivor. I was at work at Walgreens in Litchfield where I was

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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION AND CITI CONTINUE BUILDING LONGER, HEALTHIER LIVES IN NEW YORK CITY

November is Eat Smart Month, a celebration of the Healthy for Good™ movement, and the American Heart Association is honoring this month by fighting heart disease and stroke by promoting healthy lifestyle changes. In New York City, the Association is partnering with Citi to inspire residents to improve their health outcomes and create lasting change

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2020 is a Year of change, But One Thing That Hasn’t Changed is How Important it is to Manage Our Health

COVID has put a spotlight on public health, along with health disparities and the chronic conditions millions and millions of people in our country live with every day. Right at the top of those conditions are type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association have launched a campaign

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2020 Philadelphia Heart Walk Participants Raise $1.7M for Lifesaving Research

The 2020 Philadelphia Heart Walk Digital Experience raised over an astounding $1.7M thanks to the relentless efforts and dedication of its participants. The American Heart Association Philadelphia is grateful for each team member and donor. We also greatly appreciate the leadership and fundraising efforts of our 2020 Heart Walk Chair, Dr. Richard Snyder, Executive Vice President

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AHA Philadelphia volunteer and heart surgeon talks type 2 diabetes and heart disease with local radio personality

Dr. Deon Vigilance, chief of cardiothoracic surgery at Mercy Health System and president-elect of the American Heart Association Southeastern Pennsylvania board of directors, spoke with Lady B of Classix Philly 107.9 FM about the link between type 2 diabetes and heart disease and stroke. In 2018, the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association