hidden New Jersey advocates make strides for heart health policies

New Jersey advocates make strides for heart health policies

With the start of American Heart Month, the American Heart Association New Jersey is proud to announce several legislative victories that Association volunteers played a role in securing. The 2018-19 legislative session ended in mid-January. Throughout the 2-year session, local volunteer advocates supported priorities that included improving stroke care in New Jersey, ensuring that tobacco

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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 Approximately 3,000 Rochester NY, Monroe County area residents will have a stroke this year

Approximately 3,000 Rochester NY, Monroe County area residents will have a stroke this year

On World Stroke Day, October 29th, the American Stroke Association offers tips to improve wellness and prevent stroke ROCHESTER NY — October 29 is World Stroke Day and the American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, which is the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, provides

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My Pawesome Stroke Hero

How a furry friend helped me heal By Stacy Quinn, Guest Blogger Having a strong support system is important when you’re coping with the aftermath of a health crisis, especially the emotional ramifications. After my stroke, my appearance suggested I was just fine. But below the surface, I had stabbing eye and neck pain, blurry