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

hidden NRG wants you to Eat Smart this November.

NRG wants you to Eat Smart this November.

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 during the month of November and get Healthy for Good™ with the American Heart Association (AHA).  The

hidden What to Know About Mental Health and Your Heart

What to Know About Mental Health and Your Heart

By Guest Blogger: Janine Standish, Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Youth/Adult Yoga Instructor What’s important to know about mental health and your heart? Heart disease is traditionally thought of as being linked to a lack of physical activity.  Did you know that our mental health can have an impact as well?  Emotional responses, thought patterns

hidden Celebrate World Heart Day by Saying YES To Your Heart Health

Celebrate World Heart Day by Saying YES To Your Heart Health

By Jill Hollander, Guest Blogger Four Ways to Say YES! To Heart Health. Today is World Heart Day, the annual recognition to increase awareness of heart disease and stroke worldwide. I learned from personal experience how important and necessary it is to take care of your heart. I was born with a congenital heart defect,