hidden Peoples president to chair Greater Pittsburgh Heart Walk

Peoples president to chair Greater Pittsburgh Heart Walk

PITTSBURGH, PA — The American Heart Association (AHA), the largest voluntary health organization fighting heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, announces Michael Huwar, president, Peoples division of Essential Utilities, as chair of the 2022 Greater Pittsburgh Heart Walk. As chair, Huwar is leading the organizational and recruitment efforts in Greater Pittsburgh. He is calling on

hidden Philadelphia American Heart Association and the Philadelphia Union Hosts the Return of CycleNation at Subaru Park

Philadelphia American Heart Association and the Philadelphia Union Hosts the Return of CycleNation at Subaru Park

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) annual indoor cycling “CycleNation” event was held at Subaru Park in Chester, PA on Thursday, July 28th. The goal of the event was to encourage Philadelphia and surrounding counties residents to use cycling to improve heart and brain health, while raising funds to continue the AHA/ASA’s vital community

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26-year-old, Elementary School Music Teacher Suffers a Stroke

“I never thought I would be the 1 out of 5 women to suffer from a stroke.” Said Christina Saldivar of Hampton, Virginia. It was a Monday morning, at approximately 11am, when Christina Saldivar began to feel nauseas. She was in between classes, giving herself some time to prepare for her next group of students.

hidden Philadelphia’s American Heart Association Host’s Hard Hats with Hearts – First In-Person Event Since the Start of the Pandemic

Philadelphia’s American Heart Association Host’s Hard Hats with Hearts – First In-Person Event Since the Start of the Pandemic

Philadelphia, PA. September 30, 2021 – The American Heart Association of Philadelphia hosted Hard Hats with Hearts, the organization’s first in-person event since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.  The event was held at Xfinity Live! in South Philadelphia, to raise awareness about heart disease and stroke, the number 1 and number 5 killers respectively,

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 Delaware AHA Aims to Control State’s High Blood Pressure Rates

Delaware AHA Aims to Control State’s High Blood Pressure Rates

34.6% of Delawareans have hypertension (or high blood pressure), which is the leading cause of stroke. The state of Delaware has the 4th largest rate of mortality from stroke in the entire US. The American Heart Association has gathered a group of advocates, hospital and private practice representatives, like-minded nonprofit organizations, physicians, and nurses to

hidden Young at Heart Free Digital Event Features CT’s Geno Auriemma

Young at Heart Free Digital Event Features CT’s Geno Auriemma

The American Heart Association will host its first Young at Heart event on Thursday, November 5 at 5pm to raise awareness and fund research and educational initiatives. Originally planned as an in-person event, the free digital experience will include inspiring speakers, an Open Your Heart appeal, and cooking demonstration by celebrity Chef Richard Blais. The

hidden Little Hearts Get a Big Treat During Little Heart Hero Day Event

Little Hearts Get a Big Treat During Little Heart Hero Day Event

National “Authorstrator” Ben Clanton brings Narwhal and Jelly to Connecticut kids The American Heart Association’s eighth annual Little Heart Hero Day sponsored by ConnectiCare was scheduled to take place at Lyman Orchards in Middlefield during peak apple season in September 2020. As in the past, children with congenital heart defects would spend time playing games,