hidden 2020 is a Year of change, But One Thing That Hasn’t Changed is How Important it is to Manage Our Health

2020 is a Year of change, But One Thing That Hasn’t Changed is How Important it is to Manage Our Health

COVID has put a spotlight on public health, along with health disparities and the chronic conditions millions and millions of people in our country live with every day. Right at the top of those conditions are type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association have launched a campaign

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Southern New England American Heart Association Board Chair Shares Favorite Recipes this Eat Smart Month

Nourish yourself, your family, and your community by learning how to shop, cook and eat smarter! Southern New England American Heart Association Board of Directors Chair, Renee Aloisio, shares her favorite AHA heart healthy recipes! Greetings to All! Did you know that November is Eat Smart Month? With the holiday season quickly approaching, it’s a

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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

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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

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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