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Wells Fargo and The Mimi Foundation team up with the American Heart Association to provide lifesaving CPR training kits to families

Hands-Only CPR can double or triple survival rates for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest It’s the gift that keeps on giving: Hands-only CPR. To ensure people in Maine are prepared if someone goes into cardiac arrest, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, hosted free Hands-Only CPR

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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for new birth giving persons: Maine OB/GYN shares tips for a heart-healthy pregnancy

By Nadi Nina Kaonga, MD Resident Physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Maine Medical Center Board President: American Heart Association, Maine Many pregnancy-related deaths are avoidable. Research shows early detection of cardiovascular disease (CVD) can prevent at least a quarter of pregnancy-related deaths. Pregnant people should learn the risk factors and talk to their health care

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Fryeburg Heart Survivor: “My Daughter Saved My Life”

At 30 years old, Brylie Young of Fryeburg, Maine, never thought she would be diagnosed with a congenital heart defect shortly after giving birth to her first child in April 2022. She says she was fortunate to have an uneventful pregnancy and birth of her daughter. She and her husband, Alec, were so excited to

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Hard Hats with Heart: American Heart Association Hosts Networking and Educational Event in Westbrook on April 20th for Maine’s Construction Industry

According to the American Heart Association, one in 25 construction workers has cardiovascular disease, one in 4 is obese, one in 4 uses tobacco and one in 25 has diabetes. In fact, construction industry workers have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease compared to other industries, based on lifestyle factors such as smoking, poor nutrition,

hidden Give thanks and get Maine families moving this Thanksgiving

Give thanks and get Maine families moving this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and give thanks while enjoying friends, family, and a good meal. But after the table is cleaned and the dishes are done, it is time for families across Maine to get moving! Research shows active parents raise active children. Fitness should always be a priority in a family’s daily

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Unum one of six companies to receive American Heart Association’s regional Corporate Leadership Award

The American Heart Association in Maine recently presented Unum with its Corporate Leadership Award – one of six awards presented in the Association’s Eastern States region which includes 14 states from Maine to Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Mike Simonds, President and CEO of Unum, received the award along with Nicole Nappi, Unum’s Quality