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

hidden From AHA Employee to Heart Survivor in Delaware

From AHA Employee to Heart Survivor in Delaware

Mia deMartelieire has supported the AHA in Delaware as Administrative Assistant for several years. One day in July 2020, despite all of the knowledge she had as an AHA employee, she suddenly joined the ranks for millions of women across the nation and became a heart survivor. Mia knew she had a family history of

hidden COVID-19: The Impact on Communities of Color

COVID-19: The Impact on Communities of Color

Updated May 29, 2020 Long before the coronavirus impacted how we live, work, and play, systemic challenges contributed to disparities that impede some people from living long, healthy lives. Your ZIP code should not determine how long you live, but it does. Social factors, which are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources,