hidden Brown’s Super Stores, Oak Street Health, and AHA Collaborate to Establish a Community-based Blood Pressure Screening,  Education, and Referral Initiative

Brown’s Super Stores, Oak Street Health, and AHA Collaborate to Establish a Community-based Blood Pressure Screening, Education, and Referral Initiative

Brown’s Super Stores, Oak Street Health, and AHA Collaborate to Establish a Community-based Blood Pressure Screening, Education, and Referral Initiative Hypertension is the leading cause of heart disease and stroke, which kill more Philadelphians than any other disease, accounting for 3,417 deaths in 2019. Despite overall progress in recent years, Philadelphia’s health significantly lags behind

hidden American Heart Association, Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster make lifesaving donation

American Heart Association, Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster make lifesaving donation

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, recently donated 60 Infant CPR Anytime training kits to Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Women and Babies Hospital. The donation was made possible with support from Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster, as part of their sponsorship of the Lancaster

hidden AHA and Philadelphia FIGHT Partner to Improve Hypertension Control

AHA and Philadelphia FIGHT Partner to Improve Hypertension Control

Since 1990, Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers has been providing culturally competent comprehensive primary care, and state-of-the-art HIV primary care to low-income members of the community. Additionally, Philadelphia FIGHT provides research, consumer education, advocacy, social services, and outreach to people living with HIV and those who are at high risk, (family members, communities with high

hidden HEART MONTH AND NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY TOOLKIT

HEART MONTH AND NATIONAL WEAR RED DAY TOOLKIT

 Click here –  Heart Month 2022 Reclaim your Rhythm – Final February marks the start of Heart Month and Friday; February 4th is National Wear Red Day. Wearing RED is not just for people, it’s for offices, homes, buildings, bridges, parks, and landmarks too! This year you can help us in the fight against heart

hidden Local Doctor Shares Tips to Prevent Heart Attack During Winter Holiday Season

Local Doctor Shares Tips to Prevent Heart Attack During Winter Holiday Season

The American Heart Association suggests ways to prepare for heart healthy holidays to avoid heart attacks Philadelphia, December 8, 2021 — Scientific research over time has shown an uptick in cardiac events during the winter holiday season, and more people die from heart attacks between December 25th and January 1st  than at any other time of the year. The American Heart Association,

hidden Creating a Healthier Community in Chester County, PA by Passing the Complete Streets Policy

Creating a Healthier Community in Chester County, PA by Passing the Complete Streets Policy

Transforming the way communities are designed makes it more likely that people across the U.S. will engage in activities such as walking, biking, rolling and using public transportation, according to two new reports published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation.  The advisory finds that by connecting activity-friendly routes to everyday destinations, such as

hidden High school football fans take time out to learn Hands-Only CPR

High school football fans take time out to learn Hands-Only CPR

More than 100 attendees of Friday night high school football games across the Susquehanna Valley in Central Pennsylvania learned how to save a life using Hands-Only CPR last month, thanks to the help of Penn State Health Children’s Hospital and the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health

hidden Weis Markets recognized by American Heart Association

Weis Markets recognized by American Heart Association

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, recently recognized Weis Markets with a Distinguished Achievement Award for their significant contributions to the success of its Eastern States region. “The support of ​Weis Markets, and key leaders from Weis Markets, has been exceptional,” said Natalie Wech,