hidden Inaugural CycleNation Event in Richmond, VA Raises Funds and Awareness

Inaugural CycleNation Event in Richmond, VA Raises Funds and Awareness

The energy and spirits were high at the inaugural Richmond CycleNation event on May 30th.  CycleNation empowers participants to use bikes to get brain and heart-healthy – all while raising funds for community programs that will prevent stroke and heart disease. Co-workers, friends and family rang cow bells and cheered on teams at this relay

hidden Playground Refresh Creates Healthy Environment for At-Risk Youth in Richmond, VA

Playground Refresh Creates Healthy Environment for At-Risk Youth in Richmond, VA

The American Heart Association in Richmond recently teamed up with Bank of America and United Way to restore old and install new playground equipment in Mosby Court, one of four public housing communities in Richmond’s East End.  The project also includes the installation of an early learning path.  New playground equipment and the early learning

hidden Dr. Redonda Miller, President of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, named as the 2019 Greater Maryland Heart Walk Chair

Dr. Redonda Miller, President of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, named as the 2019 Greater Maryland Heart Walk Chair

The American Heart Association (AHA) is happy to announce that Redonda Miller, M.D., President of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, has been named chair of the 2019 Greater Maryland Heart Walk. Dr. Miller is the president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital, the 11th president and the first woman to hold the position in The Johns Hopkins

hidden More than 500 Individuals Learn Hands-Only CPR at a Durham Bulls Game

More than 500 Individuals Learn Hands-Only CPR at a Durham Bulls Game

Friday, May 31st was Military Appreciation Night at the Durham Bulls minor league baseball game. Patients diagnosed with PTSD are 40% more likely to develop heart disease. In an effort to reach our military heroes and their families, the American Heart Association teamed up with Allscripts to teach Hands-Only CPR. Hands-Only CPR can double or

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Stroke Event Raises Awareness Among High Risk Community in Richmond, VA

Over 600 Richmonders were informed and entertained at the 6th annual Power to End Stroke® Jazz Night held on May 23rd at the Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia.  Guests attended a variety of workshops on topics like medication management, healthy cooking and managing risk factors. They even experienced what it felt like to have

hidden Upstate Students Learn about Stroke

Upstate Students Learn about Stroke

On May 17, the American Stroke Association and the USC School of Medicine Greenville combined forces to teach over 150 middle schoolers at Hughes Academy the signs, symptoms and ways to prevent stroke.   This marks the fourth year that the ASA and the USC School of Medicine Greenville have implemented the program with the ultimate goal

hidden Location, Location, Location! New blood pressure kiosks are strategically placed in Charlotte on World Hypertension Day

Location, Location, Location! New blood pressure kiosks are strategically placed in Charlotte on World Hypertension Day

In the real estate industry, they say it’s all about location. On World Hypertension Day, Charlotte placed two new self-monitoring blood pressure kiosks in key areas of the city to make the greatest impact. Goodwill Opportunity Campus located on the west side of Charlotte serves more than 500,000 clients, staff and visitors annually. Camino Community

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4H Club Kids Ride With Heart: Meet Savannah

The American Heart Association is calling all kids across the country to Ride with Heart during the month of June! We are excited to invite saddle clubs and equine enthusiasts to support the AHA’s mission to end heart disease by Riding with Heart. This is a fun and exciting platform where your club members can

hidden Maryland Children are Breathing Easier Thanks to Governor Hogan and the General Assembly

Maryland Children are Breathing Easier Thanks to Governor Hogan and the General Assembly

The Maryland Tobacco Free Coalition which includes the American Heart Association (AHA), American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN),  American Lung Association (ALA), Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, and Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation/Tobacco 21 are pleased to announce that Governor Hogan has signed HB 1169 legislation raising the minimum legal sales age of all