Every 40 seconds, someone in America experiences a stroke or a heart attack. This February, the American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives, is teaming up with companies around the country to change these outcomes through the Life Is Why We Give™ campaign. Life Is Why We Give inspires consumers to honor
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The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, recently announced that Regina Foley, PhD, MBA, RN, senior vice president integration/transformation for Hackensack Meridian Health will serve as chairwoman for the American Heart Association 2020 Garden State Go Red for Women Luncheon. The Go Red for Women
With the start of American Heart Month, the American Heart Association New Jersey is proud to announce several legislative victories that Association volunteers played a role in securing. The 2018-19 legislative session ended in mid-January. Throughout the 2-year session, local volunteer advocates supported priorities that included improving stroke care in New Jersey, ensuring that tobacco
Haitham Dib, MD, MBA, FACC, FACP, FHSA, associate director of Cardiology, AtlantiCare Physician Group, will serve as chair of our 2020 Southern New Jersey Spring Heart Walk scheduled for Saturday, May 16 in Ocean City, NJ. As well as holding numerous national medical board certifications and being a member of several distinguished medical societies, Dr.
The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, recently announced that Margaret Belfield, MSN, RN, executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO) Clinical Services, AtlantiCare, will serve as chairwoman for the American Heart Association 2020 Virtual Southern New Jersey Go Red for Women Luncheon. The
One day a year, what you wear could help save life. For more than 16 years, New Jersey businesses, schools, media, organizations, clubs and individuals have banded together to end heart disease and stroke in women. Each year, the first Friday in February, National Wear Red Day, has helped raise awareness and funds for women’s
The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, teamed up with several schools throughout New Jersey and across the country for the first-ever #QuitLying Day, which took place on Thursday, January 16, 2020. The initiative was a student-led event to demand accountability by e-cigarette companies for spending
The American Heart Association congratulates the City of Vineland for adopting a healthy vending policy. Vineland is one of the first municipalities in the state to enact a healthy vending policy. The policy, which took effect on October 1, 2019, will bring healthier options to vending machines on city property, making healthy food consumption more
Do you remember home economics class? You know, where you learned basic cooking skills and other home-related tasks? It may be an antiquated class for today’s high schools, but the idea of learning healthy cooking skills is far from outdated. One New Jersey high school is taking its culinary class to a whole new level.
When Josh St. Jean asked his after school students how many of them thought strokes only happened to older people, nearly every hand in the room shot up. Unfortunately, stroke can happen to anyone at any time. The good news is stroke is largely preventable, treatable and beatable. That’s why the American Heart Association teamed