hidden Emmie Wilson: Syracuse Heart Challenge Inspirational Honoree

Emmie Wilson: Syracuse Heart Challenge Inspirational Honoree

Gina Vaughn-Wilson is a “mom on a mission.” She and her family have been on a medical journey since her daughter, Emmie Wilson, was about 7-months-old. In April of 2023, just two months before Emmie turned two, she was finally diagnosed with an extremely rare genetic disorder. A few months later, she was in heart

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American Heart Association launches new health resource guide to help employers advance workforce health equity in New York City

Health outcomes research has shown that workers in the U.S. experience inequitable health and well-being, with significant variations in the burden of chronic disease, mental health conditions, food insecurity and more across populations, even among those covered by employer-sponsored insurance.[1], [2] Recent studies demonstrate how the workplace can serve as a social driver of health,

hidden Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia: Hispanic Serving Institute Scholars share their research at Honored Guest Experience in Philadelphia

Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia: Hispanic Serving Institute Scholars share their research at Honored Guest Experience in Philadelphia

On the morning of Sunday, November 12, the American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region hosted a special gathering and brunch for honored guests at Scientific Sessions 2023 called the Philadelphia Experience. Top supporters and donors shared brunch, a panel conversation and a champagne toast. Before the meeting began, we welcomed two scholars from the American

hidden Teaming up for a healthier community – Buffalo CycleNation and Hands-Only CPR demonstrations help fight stroke and heart disease

Teaming up for a healthier community – Buffalo CycleNation and Hands-Only CPR demonstrations help fight stroke and heart disease

From stroke to heart disease, hundreds of people came together to help create a healthier community at the American Heart Association’s CycleNation event Sunday at ADPRO Sports Training Center. CycleNation is a high energy, indoor stationary cycling event. Teams of four ride stationary bikes in relay format. Each team member rides for 30 minutes. Throughout

hidden LECOM at Elmira and the American Heart Association teaming up to save lives through CPR

LECOM at Elmira and the American Heart Association teaming up to save lives through CPR

With nearly 3 out of 4 cardiac arrests outside of the hospital occurring in homes, knowing how to perform CPR is critically important[1]. CPR, especially if performed immediately, could double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival[2]. That is why the American Heart Association, the worldwide leader in resuscitation science and education, and