hidden Say YES! to Heartfelt Gratitude

Say YES! to Heartfelt Gratitude

By Jill Hollander, Guest Blogger and Heart Ambassador, American Heart Association My personal experiences have shown me that gratitude is like a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day. In challenging times, it will help you to shift perspective and see what is working, how you are being supported, and it can help you to

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NRG wants you to Eat Smart.

Change a little. Change a lot. Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life, and life is why NRG Energy stands in support of the American Heart Association.  Why?  Life.  Life is why. Eat smart and get Healthy for Good™ with the American Heart Association (AHA).  The Healthy for Good movement is

hidden SAY YES! With Your Mind, Body, and Spirit to Heart Health!

SAY YES! With Your Mind, Body, and Spirit to Heart Health!

By Jill Hollander, Guest Blogger and Heart Ambassador, American Heart Association Today is World Heart Day, I have learned from personal experience how important and necessary it is to take care of your heart. I was born with a congenital heart defect, have had two open heart surgeries, and a heart transplant. My life has

hidden Physical activity even more critical as students return to the classroom

Physical activity even more critical as students return to the classroom

The American Heart Association and the National Football League reach 15th year milestone of inspiring physical activity. The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, the National Football League (NFL) and New York Giants are doubling down on kids physically active through NFL PLAY 60 as

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Scholarship awarded to Pascack Hills High School student committed to wellness

The American Heart Association’s school-based program, American Heart Challenge™, awarded Julia Stieglitz at Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, New Jersey with $1,000 college scholarships recognizing their commitment to wellness and community health. In total, five high school juniors and seniors were awarded scholarships from schools across the country. The American Heart Association, the world’s

hidden New Jersey shares new education for severity assessment scale for severe LVO Stroke.

New Jersey shares new education for severity assessment scale for severe LVO Stroke.

In an effort to advance care delivered to stroke patients and improve patient outcomes, New Jersey Medical and EMS leadership established the “RACE” (Rapid Arterial oCclusion Evaluation) scale as a recommended tool for EMS providers to use for stroke severity assessment, to identify patients who may be having a severe form of stroke and may

hidden Berks county executives named to leadership roles for Heart Walk.

Berks county executives named to leadership roles for Heart Walk.

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on ensuring longer, healthier lives for all, has named Judy Parker, EdD, MSL, BSBA, Chief Executive Officer of Encompass Health and Star Elliott, Business Development Director at Encompass Health, as co-chairs for the Greater Lehigh Valley and Berks County Heart Walk. In this role Parker

hidden Heart of NEPA Seeks to Train Community on Hands-Only CPR.

Heart of NEPA Seeks to Train Community on Hands-Only CPR.

Even as statewide restrictions start to ease from the COVID-19 pandemic, most Americans continue to spend most of their time at home. The odds of cardiac arrests in a home setting are likely to increase, according to the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives. Each

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 –