hidden Steppers from Around the World Rally for #MoveMoreDC Day and Log Enough Steps to get from Washington, DC to London!

Steppers from Around the World Rally for #MoveMoreDC Day and Log Enough Steps to get from Washington, DC to London!

The American Heart Association (AHA) is on a mission to be Healthy for Good every day. The approach is simple, eat smart, be well and of course MOVE MORE! In April our focus is to get everyone to move more and sit less with the help of workplaces, communities and people like you. The AHA and Live Fierce sponsor, Sheehy

hidden Time to Train: Lawyers Have Heart Digital Experience Increases the Pace with a Kick-Off, Rally Day and More!

Time to Train: Lawyers Have Heart Digital Experience Increases the Pace with a Kick-Off, Rally Day and More!

The 31st Annual Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk will be a groundbreaking year – together we will raise $1.5 million for the American Heart Association! With the health and safety of our participants remaining our top priority, this year’s race will again be a digital experience. With no geographic boundaries, we will recruit

hidden New Bill Could Bolster Health While Curbing Sugary Drink Consumption in Washington, D.C.

New Bill Could Bolster Health While Curbing Sugary Drink Consumption in Washington, D.C.

Article Submitted by: Terra Hall, Voices for Healthy Kids Type 2 diabetes. High blood pressure. Tooth decay.. While most physicians are accustomed to treating these chronic illnesses, Yolandra Hancock, MD, was surprised when she began diagnosing these conditions in the patients who came to her practice. “Imagine a bathtub filled with sugary drinks like sweet

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EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based Workshop Highlights Powerful Partnerships, Kicks-Off Grant Application Period

The power of partnerships built on trust, dignity and respect was a key theme during March 17th’s EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based Workshop Zoom webinar, hosted by the American Heart Association (AHA), Eastern States region. “When you see value in people, it affirms that value that is in you,” said Dr. Abraham Shanklin, Jr.

hidden Social impact entrepreneurs: Funding available for health equity solutions in the greater Washington D.C. region

Social impact entrepreneurs: Funding available for health equity solutions in the greater Washington D.C. region

Funding will support community-led social and economic solutions intended to improve health equity through American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund WASHINGTON, D.C., March 8, 2021 — The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, today announced $1 million in targeted funding through the Association’s

hidden The American Heart Association Launches Funding Initiative Aimed at Supporting Communities through Local Faith Institutions

The American Heart Association Launches Funding Initiative Aimed at Supporting Communities through Local Faith Institutions

Faith-based organizations and places of worship have played an important role during the COVID-19 crisis in our country. These organizations and their volunteers and staff have been on the frontline, mitigating the impact of COVID-19 and providing communities with much needed guidance and support. That is why the American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region is

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Opinion: Insurance coverage for all forms of telehealth essential for equity, chronic-disease management in Maryland

Volunteer Shuron Abdullah, a retired registered respiratory therapist with three-decades of experience shares her advocacy around protecting telehealth, as told to April Dawn Shinske. Shuron is an American Heart Association volunteer and has been a Basic Life Support/Heartsaver instructor.  “I’m cold. I’m cold.” The pleading words of my late father-in-law, Pat, during in-person visits to