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Tips for Exercising in the Summer Heat

With the summer in full swing, be sure to protect your heart in the heat. With temperatures frequently rising into the 80s and 90s, it’s important to know that heat can be hard on the heart. As the temperature rises, so can your risk for suffering health issues like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Doctors

hidden The Vermont Go Red for Women Luncheon is Going Virtual!

The Vermont Go Red for Women Luncheon is Going Virtual!

The Vermont Go Red for Women Luncheon is going virtual! Guests are invited to attend this empowering and educational Luncheon from the comfort and safety of their own homes. Cardiovascular diseases kill about one woman every 80 seconds, but the good news is about 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be prevented. The Luncheon will

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

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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,

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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,

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Watch: Keep Your Heart and Brain Healthy During COVID-19

COVID-19 is prompting widespread questions and concerns about the heightened risk for those with history of heart disease, stroke, blood clots (venous thrombosis), or those with the risk factors of these diseases. The American Heart Association presented a free webinar with guest speakers Mary Cushman, MD, MSc, Professor of Medicine at University of Vermont (UVM) Larner

hidden Free Webinar: Keep Your Heart and Brain Healthy During COVID-19

Free Webinar: Keep Your Heart and Brain Healthy During COVID-19

COVID-19 is prompting widespread questions and concerns about the heightened risk for those with history of heart disease, stroke, blood clots (venous thrombosis), or those with the risk factors of these diseases. The American Heart Association is presenting a free webinar with guest speakers Mary Cushman, MD, MSc, Professor of Medicine at University of Vermont