American Heart Association launches “Heart Healthy Hunting” campaign

Updated October 12, 2023 Your American Heart Association is excited to bring back a very special initiative for hunters across the Mountain State. During the month of November, the “Heart Healthy Hunting” campaign will return, bringing life-saving messaging to hunters in order to help prevent cardiac and stroke-related deaths while on the trail. “We’ve learned

hidden Boston ‘Go Red for Women’ to hold web series on South Asian health

Boston ‘Go Red for Women’ to hold web series on South Asian health

South Asians are underrepresented in studies of cardiovascular health, yet they face greater risks of cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure. To bring this community’s health to the forefront, the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign in Boston launched a webinar series called A Conversation From the Heart. The conversations are moderated by


Donna Handley of Hartford HealthCare to Lead Eastern CT Heart Walk Sept. 29th

The American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Donna Handley of Hartford HealthCare as chair the 2019 Eastern Connecticut Heart Walk. The annual event will take place on Sunday, September 29 at the Mohegan Reservation in Uncasville.  Handley will lead the organizational and recruitment efforts in


Health Crisis Remains In The Heart Of Hispanic Culture

With about 56.6 million of our nation’s population being of Hispanic decent, it is important that the largest growing minority group know their risks for heart disease and stroke. National Hispanic Heritage Month spans from September 15 to October 15 and while it is a great time to celebrate the amazing music, art, language, food,

hidden NH Survivors Share Stories of Triumph Over Heart Disease

NH Survivors Share Stories of Triumph Over Heart Disease

If you asked Lisa Renauld how healthy she was at age 54 on a scale of 1-10, she would’ve said a 9, without question. That was until she woke up one morning with a heaviness in her chest that came and went throughout the day. The pain started to radiate down her left arm and

hidden Stop The Cycle Of Heart Disease

Stop The Cycle Of Heart Disease

By Nate Boudreau, Heart Attack Survivor. I was at a new height in my fitness journey when I had my heart attack. I thought I had been doing everything right for my health, which is why I wasn’t concerned about my indigestion. The acute pain in my chest that followed, a grind-your-teeth kind of pain,


That’s Sparkle, not Sweat!

2019 Dutchess-Ulster BetterU participant Jennifer Gardiner has mastered meal prep and going to the gym as she gets started with the program!  That’s Sparkle ❇ Not Sweat 💦 I had a personal trainer appointment for the very first time ever! My trainer was DQ and he was great! Not only did he kick my butt and I was sore


Ready to Rock the 10th annivesary of BetterU!

Lynne Versaci shared her thoughts as the first week of the BetterU came to a close. Way to go, Lynne! As this first week comes to a close, I can breathe a little easier and I’m not as anxious when it comes to me thinking about my weight. I’ve learned that with moving a little


Ana Rodriguez’ first week of the BetterU!

Ana Rodriguez, part of the 2019 Dutchess Ulster BetterU class, shared her enthusiasm of being in the BetterU! Here are her words – What an “AWESOME” 1st week I have had😁 From the kickoff on August 16, to my 2nd personal training session with Kristen at Gold’s Gym on Aug. 22 to a Zumba Class


5 Ways To Make Back To School Season Stress-Free

Summer is winding down and back to school is just around the corner! There are backpacks to be bought, summer reading to be finished, supplies to be stocked, and healthy lunches to plan! Back to school time can be stressful for the whole family, check out these tips to keep your head cool and your