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Association and Vermont Public Health Leaders Urge Legislators to Prevent Sale of All Flavored Tobacco Products

On February 17th, the Coalition for Tobacco Free Vermont, along with the American Heart Association, health experts, members of the House and Senate Social Equity Caucuses, the Center for Black Health and Equity, and Vermont youth urged the Vermont Legislature to pass S.24, legislation to eliminate the sale of all flavored tobacco products. “Vermont lawmakers

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Hard Hats with Heart: New Program Supports Construction Industry Employees at Higher Risk for Cardiovascular Disease

According to the American Heart Association, one in 25 construction workers has cardiovascular disease, one in 4 is obese, one in 4 uses tobacco and one in 25 has diabetes. In fact, construction industry workers have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease compared to other industries, based on lifestyle factors such as smoking, poor nutrition,

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Maine-Based Sea Bags Supports Heart and Brain Health through American Heart Association’s Life Is Why Campaign

Sea Bags is joining the fight against heart disease and stroke by supporting the American Heart Association – the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all. Sea Bags will provide customers the opportunity to support the American Heart Association’s fundraising campaign, Life Is Why™, by donating 20% of profits from

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CycleNation Coming to Southern and Western Maine this Winter

The American Heart Association is pleased to announce its inaugural CycleNation™ event for Southern and Western Maine. This digital experience will begin December 28th with a month of tracked fitness activities and fundraising, concluding with a digital celebration on January 28, 2021. Starting on December 28th, participants can track their activity by downloading the CycleNation

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Six Maine Organizations Achieve Recognition for Workplace Health

In Maine, six organizations received recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health and invest in the health of their workforce as part of the 2020 results of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index. The American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives, created the Index in 2015

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Vermont Physician Presents at Association’s Scientific Sessions on Intersection Between COVID-19 and Cardiovascular Disease

Every year, the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions attracts thousands of doctors, scientists, researchers, investigators, and other healthcare professionals from around the globe who come together to discuss new science to reduce the impact of cardiovascular disease. At the 2020 Scientific Sessions, Dr. Mary Cushman, MD, University of Vermont and an Association Eastern States Board