hidden Find your fierce with 5 tips to move more throughout the day.

Find your fierce with 5 tips to move more throughout the day.

One in four U.S. adults are sitting for longer than eight hours each day, and this lack of activity is bad for mental and physical health. The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is urging adults to move more and sit less throughout the day.

hidden Know Your Numbers this May, American Stroke Month

Know Your Numbers this May, American Stroke Month

The last year has been stressful for everyone. But women in particular have felt the increased pressures of pandemic parenting, juggling Zoom meetings with household chores, and keeping everyone healthy. And while they’ve risen to the challenges, with rising stress often comes rising blood pressure. High blood pressure is the leading cause of stroke –

hidden New Jersey leaders unite for a common passion, pedaling their way towards better brain health for all.

New Jersey leaders unite for a common passion, pedaling their way towards better brain health for all.

Stroke is the nation’s No. 5 killer, and leading cause of disability. The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, is hosting CycleNation to raise awareness about that fact – and raise the funds to change the statistic. President and CEO of Titanium Industries and chair of Northern NJ CycleNation, Brett Paddock,

hidden Four Ways to Say YES! To Eating Heart Smart

Four Ways to Say YES! To Eating Heart Smart

By: Jill Hollander, Guest Blogger and Volunteer, American Heart Association Heart Month is officially over, but for many focusing on heart health is a daily priority. I was born with a congenital heart defect, had two open heart surgeries, and a heart transplant. My life has shown me that we get to choose how we

hidden Celebrating Mom’s Memory During American Heart Month

Celebrating Mom’s Memory During American Heart Month

By: Meredith Wright Whitaker “I just thought it was heartburn. I didn’t want you to worry.” “So many women don’t even realize they’re having a heart attack.” “She waited too long to come in after the first one.” These are some of the memories that surface when I recall the dark weeks of October 2015,

hidden American Heart Association Leaders Address Health Equity in New Jersey

American Heart Association Leaders Address Health Equity in New Jersey

Margaret Cammarieri, Community Impact Director at the American Heart Association, joined northern New Jersey board members Lois Greene, DHA, MBA, BSN, RN NEA-BC CPPS, Director of Patient Safety and Clinical Risk Management at University Hospital and Tracy Parris-Benjamin, LSW, FHELA, Director of Clinical Design Community Health at Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ to address