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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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Moms deserve more than one day

We are losing our moms and our sisters, our aunts and our daughters, our friends and neighbors, to something that is largely preventable. According to the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement, cardiovascular disease, including stroke, is the No. 1 cause of death in women and the leading cause of maternal death in

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Trauma Medical Director didn’t expect a heart attack

Dr. Thomas Robb knew that he should quit smoking. “I was past 50 and I knew I was putting myself at risk for a myocardial infarction (MI or heart attack) and lung cancer,” he said. “But it’s easier said than done.” On Jan. 31 of this year, Robb experienced what he first thought was reflux.

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Guest Post: On World Hypertension Day, a reminder of the importance of regular blood pressure monitoring to address the ‘silent killer’

It’s known as the silent killer. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is the leading cause of heart disease and stroke, and there usually are no signs or symptoms. American Heart Association data indicates that only 1 in 4 people with high blood pressure nationwide have it under control and an estimated 700,000 Marylanders have uncontrolled

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Stroke in the Summertime

Stroke can occur to anyone, at any time and at any place. But, as AHA Delaware Board President and Bayhealth Clinical Nurse Specialist and Primary Stroke Program Coordinator Kimberly Holmes explains, some summertime habits and rituals can increase risk of stroke and make you less likely to recognize stroke symptoms. Recognize Stroke Symptoms The first