Tim Gatz of Falmouth recently joined the American Heart Association staff as a Development Director in Maine. This role will include working with local businesses and volunteers on events such as the Maine Heart Walk in Portland which raises funds to support the Association’s lifesaving research, advocacy and educational efforts. Gatz most recently served as
For nearly two decades, the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign has raised awareness about women’s greatest health threat – cardiovascular disease. As the campaign celebrates 20 years of making an impact, and during the American Heart Association’s centennial year, the Association will hold its 2024 New Hampshire Go Red for Women Luncheon
The American Heart Association, the worldwide leader in resuscitation science and education, added lifesavers to the chain of survival by providing youth sports organizations in the Upper Valley with CPR & First Aid in Youth Sports™ Training Kits. A total of 30 kits, with the support of The Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, were distributed
Katie Rooks and Albert Swallow to receive Crystal Heart awards For nearly two decades, the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign has raised awareness about women’s greatest health threat – cardiovascular disease. As the campaign celebrates 20 years of making an impact, and on the cusp of the American Heart Association’s 100th anniversary,
Three-time stroke survivor from Middlebury, VT and his wife share their journey October 29 is World Stroke Day. The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all – is dedicated to saving people from stroke. Stroke is the No. 2 cause of death in the
October 29th is World Stroke Day. Most adults in the U.S. don’t know the F.A.S.T. warning signs of stroke. New this year, by uploading a selfie and recording your voice, you can see and hear what some common stroke warning signs may look/sound like on you with the American Stroke Association’s new interactive F.A.S.T. experience.
New Hampshire is heading into the second year of our current legislative session. Legislative bill filing occurs September into October, and the American Heart Association is seeking Prime Sponsors for our policies priorities during this time. We are also developing our strategy for implementation of grassroots advocacy and outreach, including coordinating plans with partner organizations.
At just five days old and much to his parents’ surprise, Cooper Elliott of Portland was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect called coarctation of the aorta. In this condition, the aorta (main artery that carries blood from the heart to the body) is narrowed or constricted. This narrowing affects blood flow where the arteries branch out
Written by Robert Rapatski It was a long week. I had been on the road all week from South Florida up to Atlanta then to Nashville with my employer working on a pair of events. I arrived home late after our work was complete and as I headed to bed, something didn’t feel right. It
Mindy Beyer of Scarborough joined cardiovascular disease patients, survivors, caregivers, health care providers and scientists from across the country in Washington, D.C., last Thursday to ask their elected representatives to support robust, sustained and predictable annual funding increases for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The advocates are part of You’re the Cure, the national