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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

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Outstanding volunteers recognized at Central MA Heart and Stroke Ball

The 2020 Central Massachusetts Heart and Stroke Ball was held on Saturday, February 29 at Mechanics Hall as a celebration of the mission, passion, work, and life-saving achievements of the American Heart Association. The Association recognized its remarkable community of volunteer advocates, champions and leaders at this event which was attended by more than 300

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Go Red for Women Press Conference Brings Awareness to Women’s No. 1 Health Threat: Cardiovascular Disease

Press conference to be held on Valentine’s Day at Portland City Hall hosted by Mayor Snyder The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, together with its signature movement, Go Red for Women®, encourages you to wear red to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease: women’s greatest

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Wear Red Day Press Conference Planned at Portland City Hall on Friday, February 7

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, together with its signature movement, Go Red for Women®, encourages you to ‘wear red and give’ on National Wear Red Day® to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease: women’s greatest health threat. Held on the first Friday in February

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American Heart Association’s “Hearts on Ice” is Jan. 16 in Portland

Raise a glass, bid on auction items, and help the American Heart Association in Maine fund lifesaving research and education by attending “Hearts on Ice” on January 16th at Aura in Portland. An annual Go Red for Women® networking and fundraising event, this event attracts those from Greater Portland’s business and medical communities to support

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Local Female High School Students Inspired to Enter STEM Careers at 2nd Annual “STEM Goes Red” Event

On December 5th, fifty female students from Deering, Portland, and South Portland high schools participated in the American Heart Association’s 2nd annual STEM Goes Red event at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute. The goal of this Association initiative is to close the gender gap in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields and to