hidden F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

I’m A Survivor It was April 11, 2009, a normal Saturday morning.  I lived alone and had just gotten up to let my two dogs out.  My brother worked close by on the weekends and he had just called me to ask a favor.  I told him I would go brush my teeth then do

hidden F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

My name is Olivia Richardson and I am a two-time stroke survivor, former LVAD patient, and heart-transplant recipient. I was first diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and had my first stroke at the age of 25. This was a shock to me because I had always been an athlete and been healthy all my life. After my

hidden How to Move More as Companies Adapt to Working Remote

How to Move More as Companies Adapt to Working Remote

By ADP, Guest Blogger. While working from home may be new to many, it can have added benefits, such as adding more time to our day that we would normally spend commuting to and from the office. Instead of using this extra time to watch TV or sleep in, take the time you would spend

hidden Local organizations step it up on National Walking Day for the Virtual Step Challenge!

Local organizations step it up on National Walking Day for the Virtual Step Challenge!

The American Heart Association continues to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives during these unprecedented times.  With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have been promoting new ways to adopt healthy lifestyles and moving more whilst abiding by social distancing and stay at home orders.   To mark National Walking Day

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Maximizing Savings: Prescription Assistance Savings Programs

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, the Greater Baltimore and Greater Washington Regions hosted a webinar on prescription assistance programs. The webinar was facilitated by FamilyWize and Walgreens and provided valuable information for those in attendance, including front-line clinical staff. Dr. Athol Morgan, cardiologist in West Baltimore and long-time volunteer of the American Heart Association, opened

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Kitchen Conversations: Chef Stephanie Talks Flavor For Life

We recently had the opportunity to speak with Chef Stephanie Rose, manager of the Simple Cooking with Heart Kitchen in Baltimore. Below is the first installment of our new series “Kitchen Conversations”. We are discussing the McCormick Flavor For Life classes being taught in the kitchen. Enjoy learning about this program and how you may

hidden Simple Cooking with Heart Baltimore Kitchen ‘Cooks It Forward’

Simple Cooking with Heart Baltimore Kitchen ‘Cooks It Forward’

During the season of giving, the Simple Cooking with Heart Baltimore Kitchen brought together The American Heart Association’s staff and volunteers to prepare heart-healthy twists on Thanksgiving classics for JOY Baltimore’s 3rd Annual “Oh Give Thanks” Dinner. JOY Baltimore, an organization founded to end youth homelessness in Baltimore, will welcome and provide a warm meal

hidden Northeast PA Celebrates Nine Survivors at The Go Red for Women Luncheon

Northeast PA Celebrates Nine Survivors at The Go Red for Women Luncheon

Companies, organizations, families, and friends from the Northeast PA community gathered on Friday, November 15th at The Northeast PA Go Red for Women Luncheon. Julie Sidoni, anchor at WNEP-TV, emceed the event where nine heart and stroke survivors inspired attendees to take action together and commit to living a healthy lifestyle.  With nearly 45 percent

hidden American Heart Association launches ad campaign highlighting dangers of sugary drinks

American Heart Association launches ad campaign highlighting dangers of sugary drinks

The American Heart Association launched an ad campaign in Massachusetts this week to raise awareness of the dangers of sugary drink consumption. Throughout October, the Association will be running ads on two outlets that cover Massachusetts politics — Politico’s Massachusetts Playbook and the MASSter List. The ads feature an image of a bathtub with the