hidden Heart Beats for Benjamin

Heart Beats for Benjamin

Natalie Ferry recalls being told, before her son Benjamin was even born, that he had a life-threatening heart condition.  She spent 30 minutes with him at birth and then Benjamin was taken into his first surgery at Nemours Children’ Health. Benjamin has since defied the odds and he inspires us all every day! Benny’s heart

hidden AHA and Philadelphia FIGHT Partner to Improve Hypertension Control

AHA and Philadelphia FIGHT Partner to Improve Hypertension Control

Since 1990, Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers has been providing culturally competent comprehensive primary care, and state-of-the-art HIV primary care to low-income members of the community. Additionally, Philadelphia FIGHT provides research, consumer education, advocacy, social services, and outreach to people living with HIV and those who are at high risk, (family members, communities with high

hidden Creating a Healthier Community in Chester County, PA by Passing the Complete Streets Policy

Creating a Healthier Community in Chester County, PA by Passing the Complete Streets Policy

Transforming the way communities are designed makes it more likely that people across the U.S. will engage in activities such as walking, biking, rolling and using public transportation, according to two new reports published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation.  The advisory finds that by connecting activity-friendly routes to everyday destinations, such as

hidden Diabetes and Your Heart

Diabetes and Your Heart

If you or a loved one are living with diabetes, it’s important to pay attention to your heart health. People with diabetes are twice as likely to suffer from a heart attack or stroke compared to someone who doesn’t have diabetes. The good news – people with diabetes can lower their risk of heart disease

hidden Daniel J. Rader, M.D., FAHA, of the University of Pennsylvania, to receive 2021 Research Achievement Award, the American Heart Association’s highest scientific award

Daniel J. Rader, M.D., FAHA, of the University of Pennsylvania, to receive 2021 Research Achievement Award, the American Heart Association’s highest scientific award

The American Heart Association (AHA)will present its 2021 Research Achievement Award to Daniel J. Rader, M.D., FAHA, of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He will receive the award during the Presidential Session on Sunday, Nov. 14 at the Association’s Scientific Sessions 2021. The meeting will be fully virtual, Saturday, Nov.

hidden Is Your Heart Health a Family Matter?

Is Your Heart Health a Family Matter?

Our risk of heart disease is something many of us should know—as heart disease is the top cause of death in the U.S. And, as Bayhealth Cardiologist Mussaber Ahmad, DO, explains, personal risk factors aren’t the only ones to consider. “Family history is also important to determine overall risk, as there is a genetic component

hidden Go Red for Women in Philadelphia Announces 2022 Campaign Chair Stephanie D. Conners, EVP, Chief Operating Officer for the Thomas Jefferson University Health System to Lead This Year’s Campaign

Go Red for Women in Philadelphia Announces 2022 Campaign Chair Stephanie D. Conners, EVP, Chief Operating Officer for the Thomas Jefferson University Health System to Lead This Year’s Campaign

AHA in Philadelphia is proud to announce that Jefferson Health System’s Stephanie Conners will chair the 2022 Go Red for Women campaign in Philadelphia.  In her role, Conners will lead the 2022 fundraising efforts for Go Red, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health and combat the No. 1 and No. 5