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Tips for Exercising in the Summer Heat

With the summer in full swing, be sure to protect your heart in the heat. With temperatures frequently rising into the 80s and 90s, it’s important to know that heat can be hard on the heart. As the temperature rises, so can your risk for suffering health issues like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Doctors

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The AHA Launches 2nd Webinar in a Series Discussing Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

Long before the pandemic, systemic challenges have contributed to disparities that impede some people from living long, healthy lives. Your ZIP code should not determine how long you live, but it does. Social factors, which are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources, as well as immigration status, occupation, and language preference, have

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ICYMI: Eastern States Launched a Webinar Series on the Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color

On May 15, the Eastern States Community Impact team launched the first webinar of a series designed to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in communities of color. The webinar was offered to health equity leaders nationwide and was attended by approximately 1,035 participants. During the webinar, implications of COVID-19 from the perspective of economics, education,

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COVID-19: The Impact on Communities of Color

Updated May 29, 2020 Long before the coronavirus impacted how we live, work, and play, systemic challenges contributed to disparities that impede some people from living long, healthy lives. Your ZIP code should not determine how long you live, but it does. Social factors, which are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources,

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Go Red for Women Press Conference Brings Awareness to Women’s No. 1 Health Threat: Cardiovascular Disease

Press conference to be held on Valentine’s Day at Portland City Hall hosted by Mayor Snyder The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, together with its signature movement, Go Red for Women®, encourages you to wear red to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease: women’s greatest

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Wear Red Day Press Conference Planned at Portland City Hall on Friday, February 7

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, together with its signature movement, Go Red for Women®, encourages you to ‘wear red and give’ on National Wear Red Day® to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease: women’s greatest health threat. Held on the first Friday in February