hidden Clemson Partners for CPR in Schools Program

Clemson Partners for CPR in Schools Program

The American Heart Association announced today that Clemson University is the first university in the state of South Carolina to provide CPR in Schools training. The program launched its first student group training in January and plans to expand to trainees from a variety of groups. Each CPR in Schools kit includes 10 manikins, an AED

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NC Lobby Day: Over 50 Lawmakers Addressed

Raleigh, NC – Over 40 volunteers clad in red arrived in downtown Raleigh for North Carolina Lobby Day. Their purpose: to talk to lawmakers about the importance of comprehensive and accessible health care. North Carolina has the opportunity to expand affordable health insurance to at least 340,000 uninsured people. A majority of these uninsured people

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A Return to the Kitchen

On Monday, March 11, 2019, the Simple Cooking with Heart Baltimore Kitchen re-opened in their new space at the UA House at Fayette operated by Living Classrooms. Our mission at the Simple Cooking with Heart Kitchen is to teach our Baltimore neighbors how to prepare simple, delicious and inexpensive meals at home so they can

hidden Cor Vitae Society shines through the EmPOWERED To Serve Urban Health Accelerator-HBCU Leadership Summit

Cor Vitae Society shines through the EmPOWERED To Serve Urban Health Accelerator-HBCU Leadership Summit

Leadership and students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the Mid-Atlantic region worked with campus and community partners to develop ideas for overcoming barriers to health on campus and in their community.  Of the nineteen schools that entered, five were selected to move forward to the EmPOWERED To Serve Urban Health Accelerator-HBCU Showcase

hidden Hampton Road’s first American Heart Association blood pressure kiosk unveiled at the Hampton Roads Community Health Center in Portsmouth

Hampton Road’s first American Heart Association blood pressure kiosk unveiled at the Hampton Roads Community Health Center in Portsmouth

The American Heart Association installed a new blood pressure monitoring kiosk at the Hampton Roads Community Health Center (HRCHC) in Portsmouth. American Heart Association, community leaders and HRCHC staff were on hand at the Hampton Roads Community Health Center for a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The newly installed public blood pressure kiosk will make monitoring blood

hidden Improved Sidewalks and Active Infrastructure Coming to Charlotte!

Improved Sidewalks and Active Infrastructure Coming to Charlotte!

According to the 2017 Charlotte Walks Pedestrian Plan, not everyone drives a car. In fact, over 250,000 Charlotteans don’t drive, that’s 30% of the population. It’s enough people to fill the Bank of America Stadium 3.5 times! Some don’t drive because they choose not to, others don’t drive because they don’t have access to a

hidden A New Heart for Baby Tessa

A New Heart for Baby Tessa

We met Baby Tessa and her family at our Baltimore Heart Ball on Saturday February 23, 2019. Tessa was born on February 5, 2018 with multiple heart defects: LTGA, VSD, ASD, Pulmonary Atresia, Aortic Stenosis and a Hypoplastic Right Coronary Artery. She has spent most of her life in the hospital. She was listed as