hidden Boston University among four institutions tapped to study link between heart disease and cancer

Boston University among four institutions tapped to study link between heart disease and cancer

With a growing need to better understand the many links between heart disease and cancer, the two leading causes of death worldwide, the American Heart Association announced today grants focused on this area of scientific research. More than $11 million in research grants are awarded to four multidisciplinary teams to create the Association’s newest Strategically

hidden Help improve stroke care in Massachusetts

Help improve stroke care in Massachusetts

More than 2,000 Massachusetts residents die from stroke every year and even more are left with long-term disabilities. In many cases, this could be prevented. They key is ensuring stroke patients get to the right hospital as quickly as possible. This is not always happening in Massachusetts. That’s why I’m calling on our state lawmakers

hidden From inspiration to innovation – Massachusetts students compete to improve public health

From inspiration to innovation – Massachusetts students compete to improve public health

Speaking before a panel of women from Greater Boston’s science and technology sectors, high school student Halle Roberts pitched an idea for an app that could help teenage girls better understand their health. “Often people don’t have a comfortable space or a trusted person to talk to about issues of growing up,” Myslik, a student

hidden Massachusetts tobacco tax campaign launches today

Massachusetts tobacco tax campaign launches today

Starting the week of April 12, the American Heart Association is asking advocates in Massachusetts to focus their efforts on one of our key issues – raising tobacco taxes and increasing funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs. We have created a Tobacco Taxes and Funding Toolkit that will help you build an advocacy campaign

hidden Massachusetts schools prioritize physical activity to boost students’ well-being during uncertain year

Massachusetts schools prioritize physical activity to boost students’ well-being during uncertain year

METHUEN – Studies have shown physical activity can lessen children’s anxiety and depression – two issues that have been of increasing concern to parents and educators during the pandemic. The American Heart Association and the Comprehensive Grammar, Marsh Grammar, and Tenney Grammar schools in Methuen are helping students improve physical and emotional well-being during this