hidden Virtual Cooking Classes Increase Heart-Healthy Habits in Latina Mothers

Virtual Cooking Classes Increase Heart-Healthy Habits in Latina Mothers

In 2017, the American Heart Association (AHA) teamed up with the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington to connect over 1,300 DC area residents to Simple Cooking with Heart. The curriculum teaches participants cooking skills and instills confidence in the kitchen through the lens of improving heart health with better nutrition. Before COVID-19, in-person classes were primarily

hidden Go Red for Women Greater Maryland Celebrates National Wear Red Day, Raises Awareness With Heart-Health Panel

Go Red for Women Greater Maryland Celebrates National Wear Red Day, Raises Awareness With Heart-Health Panel

“In order to take care of those around you, you need to remember to take care of yourself.”   Self-care was a key theme as the American Heart Association’s (AHA’s) Go Red for Women movement in Greater Maryland proudly celebrated National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 5th with a heart-to-heart panel discussion. Panelists at the

hidden The American Heart Association, Kaiser Permanente Team Up to Encourage the Greater Washington Region to Go Red and be Healthy for Good

The American Heart Association, Kaiser Permanente Team Up to Encourage the Greater Washington Region to Go Red and be Healthy for Good

The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is excited to announce that Kaiser Permanente, has teamed up with the Greater Washington Region division to advance a shared goal to help community members live longer, healthier lives free of heart disease and stroke. Kaiser Permanente has

hidden Organizations Collaborate to Help People Living with Type 2 Diabetes End Year on a High Note

Organizations Collaborate to Help People Living with Type 2 Diabetes End Year on a High Note

The American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association have launched a campaign to educate communities across the US about prevention, management and treatment of type 2 diabetes.  Recently in the Greater Washington Region, Dr. Kwame Akoto a volunteer expert for Know Diabetes by Heart and a doctor of family medicine at Kaiser Permanente was interviewed by

hidden Double Your Impact Through December 31 with Harrity & Harrity LLP

Double Your Impact Through December 31 with Harrity & Harrity LLP

Harrity & Harrity LLP to Match up to $100,000 for the American Heart Association The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives is excited to announce that through December 31 all donations and registration fees up to $100,000 will be doubled for its Lawyers

hidden Breaking News: First-of-Its-Kind Kids’ Meal Bill Passes in Prince George’s Co.

Breaking News: First-of-Its-Kind Kids’ Meal Bill Passes in Prince George’s Co.

Kids in Prince George’s County, Maryland are about to get healthier meals and drinks when they order from kids’ meals menus in the county. On the afternoon of November 17, 2020, the Prince George’s County Council unanimously approved legislation that will make it easier for families and their children to choose healthier food and drink

hidden Listening to Our Community to Advance Equitable Health for All

Listening to Our Community to Advance Equitable Health for All

“It is critical” – said Kofi Essel, from Children’s National Hospital when talking about food access. “We need to reevaluate how we’re creating solutions” – said Kristy McCarron from the Metropolitan YMCA when talking about food security as well. “We need to collaborate with other community organizations to make a change” – said Domonique Panton,

hidden A New Collaboration with Prince George’s Community College brings Heart Health to the Classroom

A New Collaboration with Prince George’s Community College brings Heart Health to the Classroom

The American Heart Association recently joined Prince George’s Community College for Prince George’s Community College Foundation’s Food Distribution Day along with Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington.  The AHA’s Greater Washington Region board chair, Barbara Humpton of Siemens USA and Dr. Falecia D. Williams, president of Prince George’s Community College also announced the newly formed

hidden Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk Announce Dream Team of Volunteer Leaders

Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk Announce Dream Team of Volunteer Leaders

The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives is proud to announce its volunteer leadership for the 2021 Lawyers Have Heart 10K Race, 5K Run and Walk.  Since 1991, the event has raised over $15.6 million, in support of vital research and programming to