hidden American Heart Association Announces Stanley Black & Decker Executive as 2021 Greater Hartford Heart Walk Chair

American Heart Association Announces Stanley Black & Decker Executive as 2021 Greater Hartford Heart Walk Chair

Hartford Heart Walk is Back in Person at Bushnell Park, October 23rd! The American Heart Association (AHA), the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Russ Mills, VP Transformation & Integration Office, Stanley Black & Decker, as chair of the 2021 Greater Hartford Heart Walk.  As chair, Russ Mills is

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LAWRENCE + MEMORIAL PRESIDENT SUPPORTING EASTERN CONNECTICUT HEART WALK

The American Heart Association (AHA), the largest voluntary health organization fighting cardiovascular diseases, announces the Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk is back in-person at Rocky Neck State Park on Saturday, October 2, presented by Lawrence + Memorial Hospital. Patrick L. Green, president and CEO, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, is serving as chair. As chair, Patrick Green

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Kids Heart Challenge and American Heart Challenge grants allow schools to target whole-body wellness in support of physical and emotional health

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded 52 elementary, middle and high schools across the country through annual grant program which funds resources to extend or support school wellness programs. Locally, Waterbury’s Children’s Community School will receive $2,856 for physical education program development. The American Heart Association,

hidden American Heart Association Names Incoming Board President

American Heart Association Names Incoming Board President

Joonun (Chris) Choi, MD, Director of Non-Invasive Cardiology at Stamford Health, has been named incoming President of the Connecticut Board of Directors of the American Heart Association (AHA). Dr. Choi will serve a two-year term. Dr. Choi began his involvement with the American Heart Association serving on the AHA New York City Fellows Committee in

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5 ways to keep your heart safe in the summer heat

Heat waves can be hazardous to the heart With Connecticut facing summer heat and humidity, the American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives for all, is urging people to take extra steps to protect their hearts. Precautions are especially important for older adults and individuals with high blood pressure, obesity or a

hidden American Heart Association and Yale New Haven Health Address Needs of CT Communities in Pursuit of Health Equity

American Heart Association and Yale New Haven Health Address Needs of CT Communities in Pursuit of Health Equity

The American Heart Association (AHA), the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, is taking an integrated approach with Yale New Haven Health (YNHHS) Heart and Vascular Center to make a sustainable impact on the cardiovascular health, and specifically blood pressure, in the most vulnerable communities in Connecticut, through the

hidden Ken Knew He Had to Save His Own Life

Ken Knew He Had to Save His Own Life

The last straw was being kicked out of a weight loss study because my blood pressure was too high. It was the final low in a series of them. My doctor said “You’re a ticking timebomb,” my offer to donate blood was declined because my blood pressure diastolic was over 100, and I endured a

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Wilton Teen Chosen to Lead Fund Raising Campaign in Connecticut

Lillie Shipman of Wilton has been nominated to become part of the American Heart Association Teen of Impact campaign in Connecticut. Lillie is the daughter of Frank and Haylee Shipman and is a Junior at the Wooster School in Danbury. The newest program of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement, Teen of

hidden Dr. Keith Churchwell Honored for Contribution of National Significance

Dr. Keith Churchwell Honored for Contribution of National Significance

Dr. Keith Churchwell will receive the Award of Meritorious Achievement from the American Heart Association. For Dr. Keith Churchwell, a cardiologist and president of Yale New Haven Hospital in Connecticut, COVID-19 is “telling us a lot about ourselves.” The longtime hospital administrator and American Heart Association volunteer leader considers the pandemic a stress test on

hidden 2021 New Haven Heart Walk Healthy For Good™ Lifestyle Change Award Winners Announced

2021 New Haven Heart Walk Healthy For Good™ Lifestyle Change Award Winners Announced

The American Heart Association recently announced its 2021 Healthy For Good™ Lifestyle Change Award winners, sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield. This annual recognition celebrates individuals who have made positive changes to improve the quality of their health. The three winners were chosen for their achievements and were recognized during the New Haven Heart