hidden Peter Lancette named chair of Central Massachusetts Heart and Stroke Ball

Peter Lancette named chair of Central Massachusetts Heart and Stroke Ball

Peter Lancette, chief executive officer of Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital, an affiliate of Encompass Health, has been named chair of the 2023 Central Massachusetts Heart and Stroke Ball. The Heart and Stroke Ball celebrates progress made through the dedication and passion of all who support the American Heart Association’s Heart of Central Massachusetts, a year-round effort

hidden WickedLocal talks to Massachusetts stroke survivors, doctors about risks, warnings signs

WickedLocal talks to Massachusetts stroke survivors, doctors about risks, warnings signs

A stroke can happen to anyone at any point in their lifetime. Two Massachusetts stroke survivors, Jayme Kelly and Valerie Giglio, recently talked about their experience in a story from WickedLocal.com. In addition to telling Giglio and Kelly’s personal stories with stroke, the piece quotes several health experts who share stroke warning signs and prevention

hidden Boston University’s Dr. Emelia J. Benjamin named one of seven Distinguished Scientists

Boston University’s Dr. Emelia J. Benjamin named one of seven Distinguished Scientists

The American Heart Association presented one of its 2022 Distinguished Scientist awards to Emelia J. Benjamin, M.D., Sc.M., FAHA, of Boston University, at its annual Scientific Sessions conference in Chicago this weekend . As a Distinguished Scientist, Dr. Benjamin was honored for significantly advancing the understanding of cardiovascular, stroke or brain health. She was among

hidden NBC Boston: American Heart Association campaign encourages Hispanic community to learn CPR

NBC Boston: American Heart Association campaign encourages Hispanic community to learn CPR

Despite improvement in CPR training, the survival rate for women experiencing cardiac arrest outside of a hospital has not improved significantly, especially for Hispanic women. The American Heart Association is determined to change that fact through a new initiative launching across the country, reports Priscilla Casper of NBC Boston. Without quick bystander CPR, cardiac arrest