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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

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American Heart Association’s “Hearts on Ice” is Jan. 16 in Portland

Raise a glass, bid on auction items, and help the American Heart Association in Maine fund lifesaving research and education by attending “Hearts on Ice” on January 16th at Aura in Portland. An annual Go Red for Women® networking and fundraising event, this event attracts those from Greater Portland’s business and medical communities to support

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Local Female High School Students Inspired to Enter STEM Careers at 2nd Annual “STEM Goes Red” Event

On December 5th, fifty female students from Deering, Portland, and South Portland high schools participated in the American Heart Association’s 2nd annual STEM Goes Red event at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute. The goal of this Association initiative is to close the gender gap in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields and to

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American Heart Association Welcomes New Maine Heart Walk Director

Lena Minervino recently joined the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association in Maine as the Development Director responsible for the Southern Maine Heart Walk and Central Maine Heart Walk. Minervino comes to the Association from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Northern New England where she was the Development Director who supervised four walks, a social event,

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Group tackles health disparities in northeastern states

A consortium that coordinates the efforts of local and regional cardiovascular disease prevention programs helped states achieve major goals for eliminating health disparities, according to preliminary research to be presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia. Researchers implemented the Northeast Health Equity Consortium in eight states (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts,

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Empowering Entrepreneurs for healthier communities: EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator Finale Event

We are thrilled to introduce the 2019 EmPOWERED to Serve National Business Accelerator grant recipients!  The October 17th event was hosted in Washington, D.C. at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The top nine candidates presented their innovative concepts and ideas in a shark-tank style program at the event for a chance