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American Heart Association and Byrne Foundation present Upper Valley youth sports programs with lifesaving CPR kits

The American Heart Association, the worldwide leader in resuscitation science and education, added lifesavers to the chain of survival by providing youth sports organizations in the Upper Valley with CPR & First Aid in Youth Sports™ Training Kits.  A total of 30 kits, with the support of The Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, were distributed

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October 29th is World Stroke Day: American Stroke Association offers new interactive tool to help people recognize common warning signs

Three-time stroke survivor from Middlebury, VT and his wife share their journey October 29 is World Stroke Day. The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all – is dedicated to saving people from stroke. Stroke is the No. 2 cause of death in the

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Barnard Academy receives grant for health resources

The American Heart Association’s school-based youth programs, Kids Heart Challenge™ and American Heart Challenge™, awarded $2,230 to Barnard Academy in Barnard for skateboarding equipment. The annual grant program supports schools by funding resources to extend school wellness programs. The American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, is helping educators make whole-body

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UVM Medical Center recognized for efforts to improve outcomes for heart disease and stroke patients

The American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® initiative promotes up-to-date, research-based guidelines to ensure all patients have access to lifesaving care. The University of Vermont Medical Center is among the 2,600 hospitals nationwide that participate in the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines® initiative to improve outcomes for Americans who experience heart disease

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Vermont flood disaster tips: Be heart-smart to stay safe and healthy during and after natural disasters

Our hearts go out to everyone in Vermont dealing with the flooding disaster now affecting residents throughout the state. The American Heart Association’s Disaster Resources page includes a wide range of helpful information. In addition, here are some quick tips: Take time now to write down any medical conditions, allergies and medications, including doses and the time

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Dr. Julia Becerra Bernard of Norwich University to lead 2024 Vermont Go Red for Women Luncheon in Burlington

The American Heart Association, the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke, recently celebrated 99 years of lifesaving work. Leading up to its June 2024 centennial, the Association in Vermont is celebrating the Association’s accomplishments as it looks to build its next century of equitable health for all. One

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Local cardiologist advocates for food and nutrition programs in nation’s capital

Dr. Prospero Gogo, a long-time member of the American Heart Association Advocacy Committee, joined heart disease and stroke patients, survivors, caregivers, health care providers and other advocates from across the country in Washington, D.C. yesterday to ask their elected representatives to support nutrition and food security programs in the 2023 farm bill. The advocates are