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Show us Your “Purse-Onality”: Go Red For Women Digital Experience is November 12

The American Heart Association in Maine will hold its 4th annual Go Red “Purse-onality” event on Thursday, November 12. This year’s digital experience will feature a silent auction of more than 25 purse packages donated by local supporters. Each purse is hand-selected and filled with items and mementos that reflect the donors’ “purse-onality” such as

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Vermont’s Native Americans at Higher Risk of Heart Disease, COVID-19 Complications

On October 12, Vermont will celebrate its second Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Indigenous Peoples’ Day aims to celebrate and honor the past, present, and futures of Native peoples throughout the United States and acknowledges the legacy of colonialism, which has devastated Indigenous communities historically and continues to negatively impact them today. One of those negative impacts

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Maine Grant Helps Improve Access to COVID-19 Testing and Treatment in Under-Resourced Communities

The American Heart Association in Maine is helping to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Voices for Healthy Kids (an Association initiative) awarded a $36,000 grant to Maine Consumers for Affordable Health Care (MCAHC). In collaboration with Maine Access Immigrant Network, MCAHC engages communities of color, new Mainers, and low-income people to address disproportionate barriers in

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Tips for Exercising in the Summer Heat

With the summer in full swing, be sure to protect your heart in the heat. With temperatures frequently rising into the 80s and 90s, it’s important to know that heat can be hard on the heart. As the temperature rises, so can your risk for suffering health issues like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Doctors