hidden Five Blair County changemakers lead effort to fight No. 1 killer

Five Blair County changemakers lead effort to fight No. 1 killer

To kick off February as American Heart Month, five women from across Blair County, Pennsylvania, are joining the American Heart Association to fight their number one health threat, cardiovascular disease (CVD) through the Woman of Impact initiative. Woman of Impact is an extension of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women® movement, a comprehensive

hidden Essay contest wins 16 central Pennsylvania students a day of real STEM education

Essay contest wins 16 central Pennsylvania students a day of real STEM education

An essay about making their school heart smart recently earned 16 central Pennsylvania students recognition from the American Heart Association and Penn State Health Children’s Hospital and an exclusive STEM education day. The essay contest winners gathered in September at the Children’s Hospital for a full day of hands-on learning experiences, instruction and conversations with

hidden 109 hospitals in Pennsylvania recognized for efforts to improve outcomes for Americans with heart disease and stroke

109 hospitals in Pennsylvania recognized for efforts to improve outcomes for Americans with heart disease and stroke

More than 100 hospitals across Pennsylvania are among the 2,600 nationwide that participate in the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® initiative to improve outcomes for Americans who experience heart disease or stroke. Heart disease and stroke are the No. 1 and No. 5 causes of death in the United States, respectively. These health