hidden Go Red for Women Greater Maryland Celebrates National Wear Red Day, Raises Awareness With Heart-Health Panel

Go Red for Women Greater Maryland Celebrates National Wear Red Day, Raises Awareness With Heart-Health Panel

“In order to take care of those around you, you need to remember to take care of yourself.”   Self-care was a key theme as the American Heart Association’s (AHA’s) Go Red for Women movement in Greater Maryland proudly celebrated National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 5th with a heart-to-heart panel discussion. Panelists at the

hidden In Maryland, Raising Tobacco Taxes is A Must to Protect Youth

In Maryland, Raising Tobacco Taxes is A Must to Protect Youth

The Maryland House voted to override the governor’s veto of HB 732, the final step in enacting the state’s first tobacco tax increase in over a decade. The policy includes a $1.75 per pack increase on cigarettes and, for the first time, a tax on electronic smoking devices (e-cigarettes). The tobacco tax increase is projected

hidden The American Heart Association, Kaiser Permanente Team Up to Encourage the Greater Washington Region to Go Red and be Healthy for Good

The American Heart Association, Kaiser Permanente Team Up to Encourage the Greater Washington Region to Go Red and be Healthy for Good

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is excited to announce that Kaiser Permanente, has teamed up with the Greater Washington Region division to advance a shared goal to help community members live longer, healthier lives free of heart disease and stroke. Kaiser Permanente has

hidden Five Greater Washington Region Volunteer Leaders Honored with American Heart Association Volunteer Awards

Five Greater Washington Region Volunteer Leaders Honored with American Heart Association Volunteer Awards

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives relies on a core of people who are willing to give their time and energy to help enhance the quality of their communities. Recently the Eastern States region of the American Heart Association announced the honorees of

hidden Kaiser Permanente’s Jill Feldon Named Chair of the 2021 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk

Kaiser Permanente’s Jill Feldon Named Chair of the 2021 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk

The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, is excited to name Jill Feldon, vice president of Marketing, Communication and Community Relations for Kaiser Permanente in the Mid-Atlantic region, as chair of the AHA’s 2021 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk.  Feldon has been with

hidden Organizations Collaborate to Help People Living with Type 2 Diabetes End Year on a High Note

Organizations Collaborate to Help People Living with Type 2 Diabetes End Year on a High Note

The American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association have launched a campaign to educate communities across the US about prevention, management and treatment of type 2 diabetes.  Recently in the Greater Washington Region, Dr. Kwame Akoto a volunteer expert for Know Diabetes by Heart and a doctor of family medicine at Kaiser Permanente was interviewed by

hidden The Greater Washington Region Heart Walk Stepped to Success Through Dedication

The Greater Washington Region Heart Walk Stepped to Success Through Dedication

The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, embraced the new normal, taking its iconic Greater Washington Region Heart Walk, traditionally held on the National Mall, online for a digital experience. Held over the weekend of November 6-8 participants were able to complete all activities from