hidden Dr. Richard L. Snyder of Independence Blue Cross is a champion for training a Nation of Lifesavers through CPR and AED awareness

Dr. Richard L. Snyder of Independence Blue Cross is a champion for training a Nation of Lifesavers through CPR and AED awareness

June 1-7 each year is National CPR Awareness Week, spotlighting how lives can be saved if more Americans know CPR.  Dr. Richard L. Snyder, Executive Vice President of Facilitated Health Networks for Independence Blue Cross, has been a long-time champion and advocate of CPR & AED awareness, leading a citywide initiative, CPR Ready Coalition, in

hidden Guest Blog Post: Bayhealth Interventional Cardiologist Roberto Scaffidi shares “Your health is too precious to take risks, learn the signs of a heart attack and stroke”

Guest Blog Post: Bayhealth Interventional Cardiologist Roberto Scaffidi shares “Your health is too precious to take risks, learn the signs of a heart attack and stroke”

Your health is too precious to take risks–particularly when you’re having a medical emergency. Warning signs of a heart attack or stroke should never be ignored. Getting immediate care by calling 911 is the safest choice you can make, and it could save your life. Bayhealth’s emergency teams are ready to provide timely care to

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Delaware Celebrates Executives

The American Heart Association Delaware hosted its annual Appreciation Executive Breakfast on February 24th to recognize, acknowledge, and celebrate — our top supporters of the Heart Walk – our sponsors, top walkers, top team captains, donors, and valued volunteers. The 2022 Wilmington Heart Walk was a great success, raising $328,000 in revenue.   Along with our

hidden Penn Medicine Cardiologist is Honored with American Heart Association Top Award:  2023 Edward S. Cooper, MD Award

Penn Medicine Cardiologist is Honored with American Heart Association Top Award: 2023 Edward S. Cooper, MD Award

The American Heart Association, the largest voluntary health organization fighting cardiovascular diseases, announces Paul J. Mather, MD, as the 2023 recipient of the Edward. S. Cooper, MD Award. The award is named for Dr. Edward S. Cooper, a world-renowned physician and a pioneer in hypertension and stroke and the first African American to serve as

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American Heart Association Announces Chair for 2023 Delaware Heart Ball

Allison Kerwin, Senior Vice President of Delaware Commercial Real Estate for M&T Bank, will serve in leadership role. The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on ensuring longer, healthier lives for all, has named Allison Kerwin, senior vice president of Delaware Commercial Real Estate for M&T Bank, as chair of the 2023

hidden 1 Million Dollar Transformational Gift Creates Big Change in Delaware

1 Million Dollar Transformational Gift Creates Big Change in Delaware

The American Heart Association is excited and humbled to announce, Thom Harvey, Chairman & CEO of Harvey Hanna & Associates (HHA) and his wife Robin have donated 1 million dollars to forward the mission of the American Heart Association in the state of Delaware. With this transformational gift, the Harvey and Hanna Family Healthy Hearts

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Don’t Delay: Risks of Waiting to Have Your Heart Checked 

When it comes to your heart, you can never be too careful. Preventing heart conditions, such as cardiac arrest or heart disease, can begin today. Sometimes all it takes to begin making incremental changes is an increased awareness. Your daily habits, both big and small, will determine what kind of life you will lead years

hidden Dr. Richard Snyder of Independence Blue Cross Receives Regional Award from American Heart Association

Dr. Richard Snyder of Independence Blue Cross Receives Regional Award from American Heart Association

On February 8, 2023, local leaders come together to celebrate the accomplishments of Dr. Richard Snyder at Penn Medicine’s Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine’s CPR Kiosk. Dr. Snyder received the Leadership Legacy Award from the American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region, an award given to only a select few. Dr. Snyder has volunteered with the

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.”