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Hampton Roads executives and companies make bold commitments to support a new century of lifesaving work

With Bold HeartsTM American Heart Association celebrates 100 years of work dedicated to heart disease and stroke. A celebration of a century of profound impact on heart health and well-being, the new year marks the 100th birthday of the American Heart Association and the start of the organization’s Bold HeartsTM celebration. Beginning a new century

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Join the Nation of Lifesavers™ during American Heart Month and go from bystander to lifesaver

The American Heart Association encourages all Hampton Roads families to learn CPR this February      During February – American Heart Month – the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives for all, is urging all Hampton Roads families to learn the lifesaving skill of CPR. With

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Hampton Roads unites to help eliminate heart disease and stroke in women

American Heart Association’s signature Go Red for Women Luncheon raises awareness and critical funds, while calling for action against health disparities This year, more than 400 people dressed in red will attend the annual Hampton Roads Go Red for Women Luncheon to honor survivors, celebrate advancements in heart health and chart a new course toward

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The Port of Virginia Officer and Sentara Health Vice President to lead local effort driving equitable health

Cathie Vick and Ashford Denman named co-chairs of 2024 American Heart Association Hampton Roads Heart Ball  As plans are underway for the 2024 Hampton Roads Heart Ball, Cathie Vick, Chief Development & Public Affairs Officer, The Port of Virginia and Ashford Denman, Vice President of Cardiovascular Services, Sentara Health have been named co-chairs of this

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A former athlete and sudden cardiac arrest survivor turns pain into purpose

On February 1, 2023, nearly one month after suffering a sudden cardiac arrest during Monday Night Football, Damar Hamlin and the American Heart Association launched his #3forHeart CPR Challenge. Yet, 600 miles away, the number 3, held a much different meaning to another athlete. Former basketball star Omar Carter suffered a sudden cardiac arrest on

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Scientific Sessions: Eastern States Honored Guests Experience

In June 2024, the American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, celebrates 100 years of being a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Through the support, dedication and commitment of volunteers across the nation, the Association’s next 100 years, also known as its Second Century, is bright. On

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Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center President and TowneBank Peninsula and Williamsburg President to lead 2023-24 Hampton Roads Go Red for Women movement

Dr. Amber Price and Alexis Swann to chair the American Heart Association’s flagship women’s heart health initiative Amber Price, DNP, CNM, MSN, RN, President, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center and Alexis Swann, President, TowneBank Peninsula and Williamsburg, will serve as the community volunteer co-chairs of the 2023-2024 Hampton Roads area Go Red for Women® movement,

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Virginia Beach Resident Named Newest Executive for American Heart Association

Virginia Beach resident Kelly Grose has been named the executive vice president for the Eastern States Region of the American Heart Association, which includes the 13 states from Maine to Virginia and the District of Columbia. For the last four years, Grose has served as the associate executive vice president for the Eastern States Region,

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$500,000 in grants awarded to improve maternal health outcomes in Hampton Roads

The American Heart Association, CVS Health announce a community-based approach to addressing hypertension, a key risk factor in the No. 1 killer of new moms New mothers in Hampton Roads will now have improved access to hypertension (high blood pressure) care during pregnancy and postpartum. Pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S. have risen nearly 140% over