hidden New Hampshire Research Project Awarded CHD Grant

New Hampshire Research Project Awarded CHD Grant

Research to better understand and treat the number one birth defect in the United States, congenital heart defects (CHDs), is getting a boost thanks to a joint $1.3 million commitment from the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, and The Children’s Heart Foundation, the nation’s

hidden American Heart Month brings awareness to New Hampshire

American Heart Month brings awareness to New Hampshire

Each February, during American Heart Month, the American Heart Association and the nation come together to ignite a wave of red from coast to coast. From landmarks to neighborhoods to online communities; this annual groundswell unites millions of people for a common goal: the eradication of heart disease and stroke. This February, take time to

hidden NH students learn about heart health through jump rope and fun as part of the American Heart Association and PROCON’s Growing Healthy Hearts Program

NH students learn about heart health through jump rope and fun as part of the American Heart Association and PROCON’s Growing Healthy Hearts Program

The American Heart Association and Manchester design-build firm, PROCON, are working together to make Manchester healthier. In Hillsborough county, 25% of children live in food deserts without access to healthy food. In Manchester, 29% of adults are obese, more than the average of New Hampshire. Healthy habits start at a young age. “We are creating

hidden New Year’s Resolutions for New Hampshire

New Year’s Resolutions for New Hampshire

It’s that time of year again, the time for New Year’s resolutions. Goals are set to eat healthier and go to the gym, and January is spent passionately trying to achieve these goals. But as the year goes by and the excitement fades, the gym is suddenly less crowded and resolutions disappear. This year, don’t

hidden Jenny Barba of BioVentures Investors Brings Mission to Life as Chairwoman of the Upper Valley Go Red for Women Luncheon

Jenny Barba of BioVentures Investors Brings Mission to Life as Chairwoman of the Upper Valley Go Red for Women Luncheon

For the third year, Jenny Barba, of BioVentures Investors, is bringing mission to life at the American Heart Association 2020 Upper Valley Go Red for Women® Luncheon. Jenny brings 20 years of experience as a strategic advisor in the healthcare financing industry, specializing in medical device technology. She first became involved in the Go Red

hidden NH Residents Urged to Manage Stress During Holidays

NH Residents Urged to Manage Stress During Holidays

The holidays can be a time of love, giving, and reflection. Unfortunately, the holidays can also be a time of stress. A 2016 report in the Journal of the American Heart Association noted that heart-related deaths spike during Christmas.  While more research is needed to pinpoint the exact reason, researchers suggest that emotional stress, changes

hidden NH Senate Commerce Committee Votes to Back Tobacco 21 Bill

NH Senate Commerce Committee Votes to Back Tobacco 21 Bill

The New Hampshire Senate Commerce Committee voted to back bill SB 248 to raise the legal sales age for tobacco, including electronic cigarettes, to be 21 years old in New Hampshire. Dover, Newmarket, Keene, Franklin and most recently, Durham, have passed ordinances setting the sales age to 21. The tobacco sales age was recently changed

hidden NH Heart Transplant Survivor Grateful for Life-Saving Science

NH Heart Transplant Survivor Grateful for Life-Saving Science

Guest Blogger, Amy DeStefano When the holidays near, we are reminded to be grateful during this giving season. It is the season of giving gifts, of giving time, of giving good will…and most importantly, of giving thanks. At age 38, I fell ill from a virus that attacked my heart. After receiving a pacemaker and