hidden Damar Hamlin’s Inspiring Recovery: CPR Saves Lives 

Damar Hamlin’s Inspiring Recovery: CPR Saves Lives 

While playing in the Buffalo Bills – Cincinnati Bengals game on Monday Night Football on January 2, Bills player Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest after a hit and was administered CPR on the field before being transferred to an area hospital. Hamlin reportedly experienced a cardiac arrest – when the heart stops abruptly with little

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Eating for Heart Health

There are a lot of things we can do to improve our health. Eating a heart healthy diet is one of them. Bayhealth Primary Care Physician, Preeti Gupta, MD, explains, “Maintaining a healthy way of eating can help prevent many ailments, including heart health issues. And I always say, prevention is better than a cure.”

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Stay Active this Winter by Visiting DE State Parks

Some of us may feel the urge to stay inside when the weather starts getting cold, but it is actually a great time to get out and enjoy one of Delaware’s 17 beautiful state parks. Take it from avid runner and Bayhealth Cardiologist Roberto Scaffidi, MD, “It is so important for us to continue our

hidden American Heart Association Hampton Roads announces new leadership to executive board of directors

American Heart Association Hampton Roads announces new leadership to executive board of directors

  Corporate Executives and Medical Leaders elevate their roles on the Hampton Roads Executive Board. The American Heart Association, a global force for healthier lives for all, named four familiar individuals to the Hampton Roads Executive Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2022-2023. Scott Kern, Vice President Business Process & Projects, Dollar Tree, is the

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An Apple Watch alert with lifesaving impact

An advocate for women’s health, access to care, and quality of care, Megan Buchholz is no stranger to the symptoms and the preventative measures adults should be aware of to live heart-healthy lives. She created the “Moms Matter” initiative, a program unique to Hampton Roads, providing home-based follow-up assistance and care for moms discharged from

hidden Despite more than 20 years on her heart journey, she remains hopeful

Despite more than 20 years on her heart journey, she remains hopeful

Jessica Blomn’s story of survival has spanned more than two decades. “My journey is a long one,” she said. “It all began when I was in my senior year at Montclair State University, where I was one of the team captains for the swim team and president of my sorority.” Jessica’s doctor suggested she see

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Hundreds of Hampton Roads women benefit from American Heart Association blood pressure loaner program

High blood pressure is among the many risks that contribute to cardiovascular disease and stroke. According to the American Heart Association, women represent almost 52% of deaths from high blood pressure. As a risk that continues to aid in the expansion of kidney failure, eye damage and more, it is especially important for women to

hidden Couple to get married at 2021 Greater Maryland Heart Walk on Oct. 16

Couple to get married at 2021 Greater Maryland Heart Walk on Oct. 16

Rachel Craven will turn 45 on Saturday, Oct. 16, the day of the American Heart Association’s 2021 Greater Maryland Heart Walk. That’s just six years younger than her father was when he died of heart disease at age 51. “That was a huge impact on my family,” Rachel said of her father, Dean Craven, passing

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New Jersey shares new education for severity assessment scale for severe LVO Stroke.

In an effort to advance care delivered to stroke patients and improve patient outcomes, New Jersey Medical and EMS leadership established the “RACE” (Rapid Arterial oCclusion Evaluation) scale as a recommended tool for EMS providers to use for stroke severity assessment, to identify patients who may be having a severe form of stroke and may