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Empowering Local Advocacy

Amplifying a Mini Coalition for Tangible Change in Greater Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA, May 7, 2024—The Collaboration for Equitable Health in Philadelphia, a healthy equity initiative powered by Bank of America, in collaboration with the American Heart Association (The Association), the American Diabetes Association® (ADA), the American Cancer Society and the University of Michigan School of Public

hidden Lehigh Valley & Berks female changemakers lead effort to fight No. 1 killer

Lehigh Valley & Berks female changemakers lead effort to fight No. 1 killer

The American Heart Association’s® Woman of Impact™ nominees champion heart health for Go Red for Women’s® fundraising and philanthropy initiative. March is women’s history month and what better way to celebrate than to have seven female leaders fighting for the health and well-being of their community. These changemakers are joining the American Heart Association to

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Ten Local Women Lead Effort to Fight No. 1 Killer – Heart Disease

For 100 years, the American Heart Association has made bold moves to save lives and pioneer scientific discoveries. We haven’t done it alone. Every year across the country, a select group of individuals are nominated to be a part of Women of Impact because of their passion and dedication to effecting change in their communities.

hidden Bank of America Health Equity Initiative in Philadelphia Leverages the Voices of Community Members to Build More Resilient and Healthier Neighborhoods

Bank of America Health Equity Initiative in Philadelphia Leverages the Voices of Community Members to Build More Resilient and Healthier Neighborhoods

Philadelphia, PA, October, 17, 2023 – Today, the Philadelphia Collaboration for Equitable Health, a healthy equity initiative powered by Bank of America, in collaboration with the American Heart Association (The Association), the American Diabetes Association® (ADA), the American Cancer Society and the University of Michigan School of Public Health, held its first advocacy community forum

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 UnitedHealthcare Grant Saves and Improves Lives Across Montgomery County, MD

UnitedHealthcare Grant Saves and Improves Lives Across Montgomery County, MD

Since 2022, UnitedHealthcare has worked with the American Heart Association of Greater Washington Region to administer a two-year grant to serve underrepresented residents of Montgomery County, Maryland. The grant works through the Primary Care Coalition, where the Association alongside three associated Federally Qualified Health Clinics including CCI Health & Wellness Community Service Center, Chinese Culture

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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¡Eventos Comunitarios ofrecen vacunas gratuitas, entregas de vegetales y más! 

La inmunidad contra el COVID-19 no dura para siempre. La vacuna actualizada es necesaria para restaurar la protección de enfermedades graves, hospitalizaciones y muertes. Estamos ofreciendo vacunas GRATUITAS en los siguientes eventos comunitarios GRATUITOS, junto con algunos grandes incentivos como vegetales gratuitos. Puede venir sin cita y no se requiere seguro.  Domingo 21 de mayo

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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