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Heart Healthy Hunting – Coach Jon Hammond

  WVU Rifle Team Coach Jon Hammond is here to share some great tips for our hunters as they prepare for the season! He knows the importance of knowing the signs and symptoms of a heart attack as well as the importance of making a plan for your outing! Listen up to some great advice,

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Heart Healthy Hunting: A Story of Survival

  As part of our new Heart Healthy Hunting campaign in West Virginia, we are sharing stories from hunters and their families who were impacted by heart disease or stroke. Here is P.J. Cooper to share his story of survival. While out hunting one cold morning, he began suffering a heart attack. All alone, he

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A Story of Survival – Roger Davis

Roger Davis is a heart survivor in the Mid-Ohio Valley region of West Virginia. He is proud to be a survivor and will be participating in this year’s Mid-Ohio Valley Heart & Stroke Walk. Here is his story, in his own words.  

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Leo Miller – A Survivor’s Story

Leo’s mother, Valerie Miller, shares her son’s story with the Eastern States blog. Leo is the Honorary Chair of the 2021 Charleston Heart Walk. Leo was born in March of 2018 after a normal and healthy pregnancy with no inclination of anything being wrong. While waiting for discharge papers, the pediatrician came in and told

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Ohio Valley Women of Impact: Jayla Robinson

As part of our 2021 Ohio Valley Women of Impact campaign, each participant is sharing their story as to why they are participating in the event. This entry is from Jayla Robinson. I am honored to be nominated as a Women of Impact for the 2021 year and raise needed funds for the American Heart

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Ohio Valley Women of Impact: Missy Yeso

As part of our 2021 Ohio Valley Women of Impact campaign, each participant is sharing their story as to why they are participating in the event. This entry is from Missy Yeso, Executive with Novo Nordisk. My name is Missy Yeso and I’m from the Buckeye State… and we have HEART!! I was raised to

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Ohio Valley Women of Impact: Jill Spangler

As part of our 2021 Ohio Valley Women of Impact campaign, each participant is sharing their story as to why they are participating in the event. This is the second entry from Jill Spangler. I am honored to be a nominee for the Ohio Valley Women of Impact Campaign for the American Heart Association. I

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Ohio Valley Women of Impact: Lauren Hersey

As part of our 2021 Ohio Valley Women of Impact campaign, each participant is sharing their story as to why they are participating in the event. This is the first entry from Lauren Hersey. 3 Things That I wish I Would Have Known Sooner About Women’s Wellness By Lauren Hersey Can you remember a time

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Jacqueline Stone – Living Fierce and Beating Stroke

Jacqueline Stone and her husband, BK Fulton, share her incredible story of surviving a massive stroke. Jacqueline is a living miracle and a fantastic example of what it means to “Live Fierce” and keep fighting! Here is their story, as shared for the 2021 Charlottesville Heart & Stroke Ball!

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April McLane – A Story of Survival for American Stroke Month

Tom McLane, April’s husband, helps share his wife’s story. April lives fierce every single day and, as you’ll soon learn, she continues to overcome her complications from stroke while maintaining an active, happy life.    On June 18, 2014, April had a massive stroke. She was a healthy 37-year-old mother of two who had no