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 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 Media Advisory: American Heart Association Philadelphia Heart Walk 2021 set for November 6 at Citizens Bank Park

Media Advisory: American Heart Association Philadelphia Heart Walk 2021 set for November 6 at Citizens Bank Park

For Media Inquiries: Theresa Spencer: 267-997-3354; Theresa.Spencer@Heart.org For Public Inquiries: 1-800-AHA-USA1 (242-8721) heart.org and stroke.org   This year’s American Heart Association Heart Walk will take place on Saturday, Nov. 6, at Citizens Bank Park. Please follow our Philadelphia Heart Walk Facebook page to stay up to date on important event information! The Heart Walk is

hidden Daniel J. Rader, M.D., FAHA, of the University of Pennsylvania, to receive 2021 Research Achievement Award, the American Heart Association’s highest scientific award

Daniel J. Rader, M.D., FAHA, of the University of Pennsylvania, to receive 2021 Research Achievement Award, the American Heart Association’s highest scientific award

The American Heart Association (AHA)will present its 2021 Research Achievement Award to Daniel J. Rader, M.D., FAHA, of the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He will receive the award during the Presidential Session on Sunday, Nov. 14 at the Association’s Scientific Sessions 2021. The meeting will be fully virtual, Saturday, Nov.