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Walgreens supports heart and brain health through the American Heart Association’s Life Is Why campaign

Shoppers can support the life-saving work of the American Heart Association Walgreens is proud to support the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, through Life Is Why™, a cause marketing campaign benefitting the American Heart Association. Life Is Why inspires consumers to celebrate their reasons

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An Apple Watch alert with lifesaving impact

An advocate for women’s health, access to care, and quality of care, Megan Buchholz is no stranger to the symptoms and the preventative measures adults should be aware of to live heart-healthy lives. She created the “Moms Matter” initiative, a program unique to Hampton Roads, providing home-based follow-up assistance and care for moms discharged from

hidden Darrin Johnson to Chair Richmond Heart Challenge Campaign

Darrin Johnson to Chair Richmond Heart Challenge Campaign

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, has named Darrin Johnson, Plan President at Molina Complete Care, as Chair of the Richmond Heart Challenge campaign. As Chair, he is focused on driving equitable health for every member of our community, with a special focus on

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Hundreds of Hampton Roads women benefit from American Heart Association blood pressure loaner program

High blood pressure is among the many risks that contribute to cardiovascular disease and stroke. According to the American Heart Association, women represent almost 52% of deaths from high blood pressure. As a risk that continues to aid in the expansion of kidney failure, eye damage and more, it is especially important for women to

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Community Health: A priority in Portsmouth, Virginia

Wesley Community Service Center, located in Portsmouth, Virginia, a city in Hampton Roads comprised of approximately 72,820 adults; 38.2% of whom have reported suffering from high blood pressure, serves as a vital resource for individuals within the community. The American Heart Association Hampton Roads recently implemented their Blood Pressure Screening Initiative, for visitors of the

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Go Red for Women® Luncheon: Hampton Roads women come together virtually once more to end heart disease and stroke

American Heart Association’s famous community impact movement returns to Hampton Roads Today the American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, announced the 2022 Hampton Roads Go Red for Women® Luncheon will return to our community in a digital experience style. This signature event will be held

hidden 6,000 Virginians to Receive Extended Postpartum Coverage

6,000 Virginians to Receive Extended Postpartum Coverage

The American Heart Association applauds the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) expansion of Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) postpartum coverage in Virginia. This change will affect approximately 6,000 Virginians and will allow Medicaid and CHIP participants to keep their coverage for 12 months instead of just 60 days, or regain coverage

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Richmond Profiles at Heart: Trevor Mann

Trevor Mann believes in volunteering. He says, “there is nothing better than the feeling of pouring yourself into your community, and healthy living is contagious to those around you.” His motto is everything in life feels better when your body is strong and healthy and lives those words by being a consistent bodybuilder and runner.

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2x Olympic Gold Medalist encourages the community at Hampton Roads Southside Heart Walk

Hampton Roads residents, friends, colleagues, and community leaders welcomed Heart Walk back as an in-person experience with a new location hosted by the American Heart Association Hampton Roads, sponsored by Bon Secours. The American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, continues to encourage an increase in physical activity with the Move