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American Heart Association applauds Connecticut legislators passing tobacco cessation and prevention funding

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, applauds the Connecticut state legislature for recently passing substantial and sustained funding for tobacco control programs. The final state budget includes $12 M annual funding for educating about the harms of tobacco use, to help prevent youth from

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Working together to make a sustainable impact in Connecticut

The American Heart Association (AHA), the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, is heading into its second year 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

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American Heart Association Announces Anthony Scavo of PwC as 2022 Fairfield County Heart Walk Chair

Heart Walk is Back in Person at Sherwood Island State Park The American Heart Association (AHA), the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Anthony Scavo, Director at PwC, as chair of the 2022 Fairfield County Heart Walk and 5k Run. As chair, Anthony Scavo will lead the organizational and recruitment

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Lynne’s Story

This Survivor Spotlight is presented by Saint Francis Hospital – a member of Trinity Health of New England When asked to share my “survivor story” frankly, it took me by surprise as I don’t think of myself as a survivor. At least this definition of survivor: a person remaining alive after an event in which

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Briana’s Story

This Survivor Spotlight is presented by Saint Francis Hospital – a member of Trinity Health of New England Briana Visone grew up knowing she had a heart murmur. However, her doctors were never concerned enough to seek further explanation. It was not until 2013 when Briana switched to a new physician that it was questioned.

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Dawn’s Story

This Survivor Spotlight is Presented by Saint Francis Hospital – a member of Trinity Health Of New England I was born with pulmonary stenosis, which is a defective pulmonary valve. I wasn’t expected to live long, never mind play sports like I did growing up. But because I have had the best doctors, and the

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Connecticut Woman joins national American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women® 2022 class of Real Women survivors

Local heart survivor is reclaiming her rhythm in her recovery from cardiovascular disease  During American Heart Month and to inspire women to ‘Reclaim Your Rhythm,’ the American Heart Association, announced 12 heart disease and stroke survivors who are sharing their stories as part of the Association’s Go Red for Women® movement.  Claudia Norman a New

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Brain images show less injury and look healthier in adults with heart-healthy lifestyle

On imaging tests, brains were larger and showed fewer signs of injury in early to late middle-aged adults (ages 40-69 years) who had nearly ideal cardiovascular health, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2022, a world premier meeting for researchers and clinicians dedicated to the science of

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American Heart Association Announces Adria Giordano as Connecticut Executive Director

The American Heart Association (AHA) is proud to announce Adria Giordano as the Executive Director in Connecticut. The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke funding innovative research, fighting for stronger public health policies, and providing critical tools and information to save and improve