hidden Heart of NEPA Seeks to Train Community on Hands-Only CPR.

Heart of NEPA Seeks to Train Community on Hands-Only CPR.

Even as statewide restrictions start to ease from the COVID-19 pandemic, most Americans continue to spend most of their time at home. The odds of cardiac arrests in a home setting are likely to increase, according to the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives. Each

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Wynantskill Teen wins Upstate NY Teen of Impact campaign

Thirteen teens participated in the American Heart Association’s first Teen of Impact campaign in upstate New York, forming teams to support the mission of the American Heart Association. The teens and their teams accrued points for conducting heart-healthy activities, educating their communities about the work of the American Heart Association, and fundraising to fight heart

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Boston University among four institutions tapped to study link between heart disease and cancer

With a growing need to better understand the many links between heart disease and cancer, the two leading causes of death worldwide, the American Heart Association announced today grants focused on this area of scientific research. More than $11 million in research grants are awarded to four multidisciplinary teams to create the Association’s newest Strategically

hidden American Heart Association Applauds NYC for funding SNAP healthy food incentive in the next budget, calls on the NYC Council to do more

American Heart Association Applauds NYC for funding SNAP healthy food incentive in the next budget, calls on the NYC Council to do more

More action needed to support key health programs that will help the people who need it the most. The American Heart Association, the world’s leading health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, believes every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. To accomplish that, we need to continually identify and

hidden Ken Knew He Had to Save His Own Life

Ken Knew He Had to Save His Own Life

The last straw was being kicked out of a weight loss study because my blood pressure was too high. It was the final low in a series of them. My doctor said “You’re a ticking timebomb,” my offer to donate blood was declined because my blood pressure diastolic was over 100, and I endured a

hidden Go Red for Women Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Baltimore, MD

Go Red for Women Celebrates 10th Anniversary in Baltimore, MD

On Thursday, June 17, 2021, the American Heart Association (AHA) of Greater Maryland hosted its annual Go Red for Women luncheon, digitally, for the second year in a row due to lingering COVID-19 restrictions. Regardless of the format, it remained a powerful time where,  just shy of 100 ladies across Baltimore came together to be

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Maine Heart Walk Director Shares Her Son’s Heart Journey

By Lena Minervino, Maine Heart Walk Director and Henry’s mom Henry has always been different, in a way a parent can never explain. During his annual wellness check I asked his pediatrician to take another listen to his heart. At night, I would put my ear to Henry’s chest and listen – it sounded different

hidden Quick Action Saved Brady’s Life

Quick Action Saved Brady’s Life

Submitted by: Kerry Petrauskas, mother to Brady Lukas Our sweet boy, Brady Lukas, was born on February 26, 2016. As far as we knew he was a healthy 7 pound 8 ounce, 20 inch long, little pumpkin, who passed his “going home” tests with flying colors. I want to preface by saying that hindsight is