hidden New Hampshire to Hear Tobacco 21 Bills Next Week

New Hampshire to Hear Tobacco 21 Bills Next Week

SB 248 and HB 1662 will be heard next week. The American Heart Association supports the Tobacco 21 bills in line with the Federal Tobacco 21 law. On December 20, 2019, the President signed legislation to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and raise the federal minimum age of sale of tobacco products

hidden Pelham Elementary School Hits Personal Kids Heart Challenge Goal

Pelham Elementary School Hits Personal Kids Heart Challenge Goal

Pelham Elementary School raised $15,000 for the American Heart Association through the Kids Heart Challenge program. Because they met their goal, PE teacher Mr. Bolduc was taped to the wall and had to listen to Baby Shark on repeat! Building on key learnings from 41 years in America’s schools, the Kids Heart Challenge focuses on

hidden Cardiovascular Disease Named No.1 Cause of Death in NH

Cardiovascular Disease Named No.1 Cause of Death in NH

Heart disease is the leading cause of death of men and women in the nation, and now in the state of New Hampshire. More than 2,600 New Hampshire residents died from heart disease in 2018, making it the leading cause of death in the state according to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human

hidden Miss NH USA offers recommendations for National Nutrition Month

Miss NH USA offers recommendations for National Nutrition Month

Hello and Happy National Nutrition Month! My name is Alyssa Fernandes, and in addition to being Miss New Hampshire USA, I am also a very proud Registered Dietitian (RD)! I am honored to work so closely with the New Hampshire American Heart Association to share my nutrition knowledge and make heart health happen throughout our state. National Nutrition Week was

hidden New Hampshire Research Project Awarded CHD Grant

New Hampshire Research Project Awarded CHD Grant

Research to better understand and treat the number one birth defect in the United States, congenital heart defects (CHDs), is getting a boost thanks to a joint $1.3 million commitment from the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, and The Children’s Heart Foundation, the nation’s

hidden Vermont Cardiac Kids Gather for Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Vermont Cardiac Kids Gather for Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

This week, February 7-14, is Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week. A congenital heart defect (CHD) is a structural problem with the heart that’s present at birth. Such defects result when a mishap occurs during heart development soon after conception – often before the mother is aware that she is pregnant. About 40,000 infants are affected

hidden American Heart Month brings awareness to New Hampshire

American Heart Month brings awareness to New Hampshire

Each February, during American Heart Month, the American Heart Association and the nation come together to ignite a wave of red from coast to coast. From landmarks to neighborhoods to online communities; this annual groundswell unites millions of people for a common goal: the eradication of heart disease and stroke. This February, take time to

hidden NH students learn about heart health through jump rope and fun as part of the American Heart Association and PROCON’s Growing Healthy Hearts Program

NH students learn about heart health through jump rope and fun as part of the American Heart Association and PROCON’s Growing Healthy Hearts Program

The American Heart Association and Manchester design-build firm, PROCON, are working together to make Manchester healthier. In Hillsborough county, 25% of children live in food deserts without access to healthy food. In Manchester, 29% of adults are obese, more than the average of New Hampshire. Healthy habits start at a young age. “We are creating