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

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

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

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,

hidden NH Residents Urged to Still Call 911 During Stroke-Related Emergencies

NH Residents Urged to Still Call 911 During Stroke-Related Emergencies

As hospitals, health professionals and healthcare systems, governments and leaders work to reduce community spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. and protect the most vulnerable individuals, the American Heart Association offers further tips for heart attack and stroke survivors regarding secondary prevention. May is American Stroke Month and the American Stroke Association, a division

hidden COVID-19: The Impact on Communities of Color

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,

hidden Local NH Cardiologist Concerned about Vaping and COVID-19

Local NH Cardiologist Concerned about Vaping and COVID-19

Guest blog post by James Flynn, MD, FACC, FSCAI, President of Board of Directors for the American Heart Association in New Hampshire The American Heart Association is deeply concerned about the public health crisis facing our country. Our top priority regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) is the health and well-being of all individuals and their families today

hidden New Hampshire Heart Walk Goes Virtual

New Hampshire Heart Walk Goes Virtual

With the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic keeping more Americans at home, the American Heart Association is embracing the new normal and moving the New Hampshire Heart Walk online. The New Hampshire Heart Walk is a fun and meaningful way to celebrate heart and stroke survivors, raise lifesaving funds and encourage physical activity. “Now, more than

hidden Miss NH Teen USA Offers Tips for Moving More at Home

Miss NH Teen USA Offers Tips for Moving More at Home

By Samantha Lemay, Miss New Hampshire Teen USA April is Move More Month.  Since schools are temporarily closed, physical education, recess, and sports are on hold. How can you get your recommended 60 minutes of physical activity?  Now’s your chance to be creative and participate in fun activities you may not usually have time for!

hidden New Hampshire to Hear Tobacco 21 Bills Next Week

New Hampshire to Hear Tobacco 21 Bills Next Week

SB 248 and HB 1662 will be heard next week. The American Heart Association supports the Tobacco 21 bills in line with the Federal Tobacco 21 law. On December 20, 2019, the President signed legislation to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and raise the federal minimum age of sale of tobacco products