hidden Community-wide Check It! Challenge programs in Central New York and Southern Tier see success in first year

Community-wide Check It! Challenge programs in Central New York and Southern Tier see success in first year

Despite a global pandemic, the American Heart Association’s Check It! Challenge is making a difference in the fight to control a silent killer. The association’s first community-wide Check It! Challenge in Central New York and the Southern Tier encouraged participants to regularly check their blood pressure and take steps to lower their numbers. The challenge

hidden Boston Doctors: Mass. needs law ensuring stroke patients are taken to best hospital, not closest

Boston Doctors: Mass. needs law ensuring stroke patients are taken to best hospital, not closest

Two Boston stroke doctors are urging Massachusetts lawmakers to support a bill that would ensure stroke patients get the best treatment as quickly as possible. In Massachusetts, first responders are required by law to take stroke patients to the closest hospital, regardless of the stroke’s severity. Unfortunately, the closest hospital may not be the best

hidden AHA Philadelphia and Thomas Jefferson University’s “Rock the Red” Fashion Show Goes Virtual

AHA Philadelphia and Thomas Jefferson University’s “Rock the Red” Fashion Show Goes Virtual

Written in collaboration with Nicole Murphy, program coordinator for the Fashion Design Department at Jefferson University.  Each year, Thomas Jefferson University juniors majoring in fashion design partner with the American Heart Association Philadelphia to create red dresses for a Rock the Red Dress fashion show that’s held during their annual Go Red for Women Luncheon.  Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, this year’s Red Dress fashion show has been canceled, but the outstanding message behind this campaign

hidden The New Hampshire Heart Ball is Going Virtual!

The New Hampshire Heart Ball is Going Virtual!

The 2020 New Hampshire Heart Ball is going virtual on Thursday, June 25! Guests are invited to attend this empowering and educational gala from the comfort and safety of their own homes. The American Heart Association’s 2020 New Hampshire Heart Ball is a celebration of the mission, passion, work, and life-changing and life-saving achievements of

hidden New York City’s Elizabeth Elting and Michael Burlant, serve as a catalyst to launch American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund propelling vital work in local community

New York City’s Elizabeth Elting and Michael Burlant, serve as a catalyst to launch American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund propelling vital work in local community

The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, received the first instrumental investments from longtime patrons, the Elizabeth Elting Foundation, Elizabeth Elting and Michael Burlant (https://www.lizelting.com/foundation) and Lynne and Marc Benioff to launch the American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund. Seeking to create

hidden Thank You for Participating in the New Hampshire Heart Walk!

Thank You for Participating in the New Hampshire Heart Walk!

A message from our 2020 New Hampshire Heart Walk Chair, Jeff Scionti, Chief Executive Officer at Frisbie Memorial Hospital.   Thank you, New Hampshire, for supporting the American Heart Association on June 7. Whether you got your steps in around the neighborhood, biked a familiar trail, or hiked in a new park, we truly appreciate