hidden Dozens of Massachusetts hospitals recognized for efforts to improve heart disease and stroke outcomes

Dozens of Massachusetts hospitals recognized for efforts to improve heart disease and stroke outcomes

Dozens of hospitals in Massachusetts are among the 2,600 nationwide that participate in the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® initiative to improve outcomes for Americans who experience heart disease or stroke. Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 causes of death in the United States, respectively. These health crises

hidden Boston’s WBZ NewsRadio: Getting more exercise than guidelines suggest may further lower death risk

Boston’s WBZ NewsRadio: Getting more exercise than guidelines suggest may further lower death risk

A new study finds that doubling to quadrupling the minimum amount of weekly physical activity recommended for U.S. adults may substantially lower the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease and other causes, reports WBZ NewsRadio 1030‘s James Rojas. The study, published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, found people who followed the minimum

hidden Mass. Senate OKs American Heart Association-backed bill to revamp early childhood education and care

Mass. Senate OKs American Heart Association-backed bill to revamp early childhood education and care

The Massachusetts Senate passed the Early Childhood Education bill unanimously on Thursday night, which will establish a framework for delivering increased access to affordable, high-quality early education and childcare to Massachusetts families. The bill heads now to the House. The vote was celebrated by the American Heart Association, which sent an email to its volunteer

hidden Two Boston physicians lauded for tenures on AHA national board

Two Boston physicians lauded for tenures on AHA national board

Drs. Joseph Loscalzo and Lee Schwamm are among four physicians being recognized this week as their terms on the American Heart Association’s National Board of Directors come to an end. Both Loscalzo and Schwamm teach at Harvard Medical School. Loscalzo is also chairman of the Department of Medicine and physician-in-chief at Brigham and Women’s Hospital;

hidden Massachusetts neurologist honored with national volunteer award

Massachusetts neurologist honored with national volunteer award

For his of dedication to improving the outcomes of stroke patients, Dr. Lee Schwamm will be honored with a Gold Heart award during the American Heart Association’s annual National Volunteer Awards virtual ceremony. The vice president of virtual care at Massachusetts General Brigham Hospital, Schwamm has been a volunteer chair of several national American Heart

hidden Mass. Sen. Pres. Spilka to join online AHA forum on June 7

Mass. Sen. Pres. Spilka to join online AHA forum on June 7

By advocating for public policies that build healthier communities, we can all make a difference in people’s lives. On Tuesday, June 7, at 11 a.m., you will have the chance to speak directly to a key Massachusetts policymaker – Senate President Karen Spilka – at an online legislative forum hosted by the American Heart Association. American Heart Association