CPR saves lives. When administered immediately after cardiac arrest, a person’s chance of survival can double or triple. However, 70 percent of Americans may feel helpless to act during a cardiac emergency because they either do not know how to administer CPR or their training has significantly lapsed. Earlier this month, American Heart Association Philadelphia
Communications director for the American Heart Association in Philadelphia.
The loss of my father and survival of my grandmother is why I’m a relentless force dedicated to creating a healthier world.
Each February, #PhillyGoesRed to celebrate American Heart Month and raise awareness about the No. 1 killer of women – heart disease. Through the American Heart Association’s partnership with Philadelphia magazine, heart disease survivors, dedicated volunteers, relentless leaders and community advocates tell their inspiring stories through the pages of the magazine’s Go Red for Women edition.