hidden Virtual Cooking Classes Increase Heart-Healthy Habits in Latina Mothers

Virtual Cooking Classes Increase Heart-Healthy Habits in Latina Mothers

In 2017, the American Heart Association (AHA) teamed up with the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington to connect over 1,300 DC area residents to Simple Cooking with Heart. The curriculum teaches participants cooking skills and instills confidence in the kitchen through the lens of improving heart health with better nutrition. Before COVID-19, in-person classes were primarily

hidden Dr. Reginald Robinson Named President of the  American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region Board of Directors

Dr. Reginald Robinson Named President of the American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region Board of Directors

Robinson to help in mission to fight heart disease and stroke across  thirteen states from Virginia to Maine and Washington, D.C. Dr. Reginald Robinson, MD, has assumed the role of President of the Board of Directors for the Eastern States region of the American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization dedicated to

hidden Pittsburgh Pastor Receives Top Grant at the First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based

Pittsburgh Pastor Receives Top Grant at the First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, announced the top awardees of its first-ever EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based hosted by the Eastern States region. The first-place grant of $50,000 was awarded to Pastor Cynthia Wallace of Bible Center Church in the Homewood neighborhood of

hidden The DC Council passes historic legislation to protect the next generation from being hooked by Big Tobacco

The DC Council passes historic legislation to protect the next generation from being hooked by Big Tobacco

The DC Council voted 8-5 for the final passage of the Flavored Tobacco Product Prohibition Amendment Act of 2021 On Tuesday, June 29, the DC Council made history by passing the Flavored Tobacco Product Prohibition Amendment Act of 2021 (B24-0020) ending the sale of flavored tobacco products in the District of Columbia. This landmark legislation

hidden Quick Action Saved Brady’s Life

Quick Action Saved Brady’s Life

Submitted by: Kerry Petrauskas, mother to Brady Lukas Our sweet boy, Brady Lukas, was born on February 26, 2016. As far as we knew he was a healthy 7 pound 8 ounce, 20 inch long, little pumpkin, who passed his “going home” tests with flying colors. I want to preface by saying that hindsight is

hidden Five Faith-Based Organizations Named as Finalists in the American Heart Association’s First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based

Five Faith-Based Organizations Named as Finalists in the American Heart Association’s First EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based

Over $105,000 in Grants Will be Awarded to Local Community Leaders 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.

hidden On New Year’s Eve, Mary’s Heart Stopped

On New Year’s Eve, Mary’s Heart Stopped

By: Katelyn Shull and Mary Gordon The Saturday before Christmas 2019, Mary woke up feeling “off”. Throughout the morning she felt more tired than usual and found herself sitting down to rest several times while hanging Christmas decorations in her Falls Church, VA home. She mustered the energy to meet a friend for a planned

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