hidden Kevin O’Hara Joins American Heart Association’s Vermont Team as Youth Market Director

Kevin O’Hara Joins American Heart Association’s Vermont Team as Youth Market Director

Kevin O’Hara of Williston recently joined the American Heart Association as Youth Market Director for Vermont. In this role, he is responsible for recruitment and cultivation of school volunteers to participate in the Association’s lifesaving initiatives including the Kids Heart Challenge program. “This program gives students the opportunity to meet kids with special hearts and to

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Hospital Executives to Lead Go Red for Women® in Westchester County

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, September 27, 2021 – The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all announced today that White Plains Hospital will help lead the Go Red movement in Westchester County formally kicking-off on World Heart Day — September 29. Dawn French, Senior Vice President for

hidden Go Red for Women in Philadelphia Announces 2022 Campaign Chair Stephanie D. Conners, EVP, Chief Operating Officer for the Thomas Jefferson University Health System to Lead This Year’s Campaign

Go Red for Women in Philadelphia Announces 2022 Campaign Chair Stephanie D. Conners, EVP, Chief Operating Officer for the Thomas Jefferson University Health System to Lead This Year’s Campaign

AHA in Philadelphia is proud to announce that Jefferson Health System’s Stephanie Conners will chair the 2022 Go Red for Women campaign in Philadelphia.  In her role, Conners will lead the 2022 fundraising efforts for Go Red, which encourages women to take charge of their heart health and combat the No. 1 and No. 5

hidden Delaware AHA Aims to Control State’s High Blood Pressure Rates

Delaware AHA Aims to Control State’s High Blood Pressure Rates

34.6% of Delawareans have hypertension (or high blood pressure), which is the leading cause of stroke. The state of Delaware has the 4th largest rate of mortality from stroke in the entire US. The American Heart Association has gathered a group of advocates, hospital and private practice representatives, like-minded nonprofit organizations, physicians, and nurses to

hidden Physical activity even more critical as students return to the classroom

Physical activity even more critical as students return to the classroom

The American Heart Association and the National Football League reach 15th year milestone of inspiring physical activity. The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, the National Football League (NFL) and New York Giants are doubling down on kids physically active through NFL PLAY 60 as

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Scholarship awarded to Pascack Hills High School student committed to wellness

The American Heart Association’s school-based program, American Heart Challenge™, awarded Julia Stieglitz at Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, New Jersey with $1,000 college scholarships recognizing their commitment to wellness and community health. In total, five high school juniors and seniors were awarded scholarships from schools across the country. The American Heart Association, the world’s

hidden Is Your Heart Health a Family Matter?

Is Your Heart Health a Family Matter?

Our risk of heart disease is something many of us should know—as heart disease is the top cause of death in the U.S. And, as Bayhealth Cardiologist Mussaber Ahmad, DO, explains, personal risk factors aren’t the only ones to consider. “Family history is also important to determine overall risk, as there is a genetic component