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Lawrence + Memorial Hospital President Supporting Eeastern CT Heart Walk

The American Heart Association (AHA), the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Patrick L. Green, president and CEO, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, as chair of the 2020 Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk. The Eastern CT Heart Walk will be a digital experience taking place on Saturday, October 17.  As chair,

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The American Heart Association and Yale New Haven Health respond to alarming drop in 9-1-1 calls fueled by COVID-19 fears

New campaign, Don’t Die of Doubt™, emphasizes symptoms of heart attack and stroke, need to access care by calling 9-1-1 even during pandemic Throughout the pandemic, patients have been hesitant to visit the Emergency Room for medical care. Yet, heart attacks and strokes haven’t stopped for COVID-19. Yale New Haven Hospital’s Heart and Vascular program

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Two Connecticut Schools to Receive Grant Awards from the American Heart Association Providing Health Equipment

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 $400,000 in grants to more than 180 elementary, middle and high schools across the country who participated in either

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A Connecticut nurse shares his stroke story

Mark Twain once wrote in a letter “The report of my death is greatly exaggerated”. To personalize this, I didn’t die, and I’m not paralyzed – thanks to many. Here is my story. On Friday night, April 24th, I experienced a sudden onset of left leg weakness, and numbness and tingling in my left arm

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Marie’s Lifestyle Change For the Good

Marie was 56 years old and wouldn’t have said that she was in poor health. “I was a junk food junkie”, Marie confessed, “but never, ever imagined I would have a heart attack”. In June 2019, Marie lifted the paper shredder basket to empty it when she developed a “knot” in her left scapular region.

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National Wear Red Day® – Friday, February 7, 2020 – brings awareness across Connecticut to women’s leading health threat: cardiovascular disease

The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women® movement urges women to take action to reduce their personal risk for cardiovascular disease The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, together with its signature movement, Go Red for Women®, encourages you to ‘wear red and give’

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American Heart Association Announces 2020 Eastern CT Heart Walk Chair

The American Heart Association (AHA), the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Patrick L. Green, president and CEO, Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, as chair of the 2020 Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk. The 2020 Eastern CT Heart Walk will take place on Sunday, September 27 at the Mohegan Tribe Reservation

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The Fight Worth Fighting

I recently heard a quote that expresses my feelings of 27 years ago, “Numb from my child’s unexpected diagnosis my small voice whispered what are we going to do, and the Mama Bear in me said whatever it takes. And that is why you never mess with a heart mom”. At the age of 17,