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Utica scientists to study cardiac abnormalities and autism link

Is there a link between cardiac abnormalities and autism? That’s what Dr. Maria Kontaridis, Executive Director and Gordon K. Moe Professor of Biomedical Research and Translational Medicine at the  Masonic Medical Research Institute (MMRI) in Utica, will be studying for the next three years, thanks to a $299,835.00 three-year Transformational Project Award from the American

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Gov. Cuomo needs to allot CARES money to alleviate health disparities

The chair of the Capital Region Board of Directors, Jennifer Corcoran Conway, called on Gov. Cuomo to use the CARES money the state has to improve health inequities.  The American Heart Association (AHA) supports the call by Senators Rivera and Persaud, and Assemblymembers Hevesi, Lupardo, Gottfried, Jaffee, Bronson, and Rosenthal to allocate much needed funds

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Five Greater Washington Region Volunteer Leaders Honored with American Heart Association Volunteer Awards

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives relies on a core of people who are willing to give their time and energy to help enhance the quality of their communities. Recently the Eastern States region of the American Heart Association announced the honorees of

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Philadelphia Resident Named Among Top Finalists for AHA EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™

Community activists, social entrepreneurs, and changemakers are among the list of top candidates for the 2020-21 EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™. Included in the list of nine finalists is Philadelphia resident Kevin Dixon, who is a mentor at Rebel Ventures where he inspires high school students who pursue entrepreneurship.   Rebel Ventures is a youth-driven, healthy food business run by high school students and supported by University of Pennsylvania students that includes a nonprofit business entity (also

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Women’s Health Digital Experience to Empower Connecticut Women

Dr. Lisa A. Freed of Yale New Haven Health to Lead Fundraising Efforts The American Heart Association’s annual New Haven Go Red for Women Event, presented by the Heart and Vascular Center of Yale New Haven Health, will take place on Thursday, February 11, 2021. This year’s event will be a digital experience focusing on

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Advocate for better stroke care in Massachusetts by writing to your local newspaper

This past summer, the Massachusetts Senate voted to support a bill that would ensure stroke patients get the best treatment as quickly as possible. The bill, which passed in a 40-0 vote, would allow first responders to transport stroke patients to the facilities best-equipped to treat them, rather than the closest, ensuring they immediately get