hidden MAA Cor Vitae Celebrates Heart Month at the Red Dress Collection

MAA Cor Vitae Celebrates Heart Month at the Red Dress Collection

The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women®  hosted the iconic annual Red Dress Collection® fashion show on Thursday, February 7th, 2019 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. The Red Dress Collection is an exclusive event where fashion, entertainment and philanthropy collide with the singular purpose of shining a light on women’s heart health. The Association’s collaboration

hidden Local Hampton Roads Businesses “Go Red” to Bring Awareness to Women’s Heart Health

Local Hampton Roads Businesses “Go Red” to Bring Awareness to Women’s Heart Health

Stores, restaurants and businesses across Hampton Roads are joining organizations and companies across the nation in the effort to “Go Red” to highlight heart disease symptoms and prevention methods for women this February during American Heart Month. Sherwin-Williams generously donated red paint and brushes to the American Heart Association in Hampton Roads and will allow

hidden Go Red For Women Appears in Triad Holiday Parade

Go Red For Women Appears in Triad Holiday Parade

Greensboro, NC – The American Heart Association was proud to have a Go Red For Women entry in the Triad Holiday Parades on Saturday. National Go Red For Women Sponsor Macy’s and Forsyth County Go Red For Women Sponsor Novant Health joined with local Go Red Women, survivors, volunteers and the Jazzy Jumpers to share

hidden Survivor Story – Malissa Bradshaw

Survivor Story – Malissa Bradshaw

While working out at the gym six years ago, I felt a pop in my head and developed a sudden and severe headache.  I had what would be the first of three strokes within a couple of weeks caused by a ruptured aneurysm.  I was only 25 years old. The second stroke caused the left

hidden RVA Heart Sisters Spread Awareness About High Blood Pressure

RVA Heart Sisters Spread Awareness About High Blood Pressure

Eight years ago, Tina Johnson learned she had high blood pressure and was pre-diabetic during a routine physical.  “I was eating fast food and drinking sodas several times a week,” said the former VCU track athlete. The doctor said, “I could put you on medication, but I’m not going to.  I’m giving you three months

hidden Richmond Luncheon Speaker Receives New Heart!

Richmond Luncheon Speaker Receives New Heart!

At the Richmond Go Red for Women luncheon on February 23, 2018, Amber Eck moved the audience with her incredible story of how a case of pneumonia at age 20 attacked her heart, ultimately developing into advance heart failure.  For nearly 3 years, an LVAD (left ventricular assistance device) has been helping Amber’s failing heart

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South Carolina Wear Red Day Highlights

On Friday, February 2, South Carolina went red in celebration of National Wear Red Day and the Go Red for Women Movement. Television anchors wore red, local businesses and landmarks went red, and social media sites exploded with posts supporting the fight against the No. 1 killer of women, heart disease. Here is a snapshot of

hidden Five Midlands, SC Women to Represent Local Go Red Campaign

Five Midlands, SC Women to Represent Local Go Red Campaign

On Wednesday, January 24, the Midlands AHA hosted their annual Go Red For Women Casting Call. Five ladies were selected to serve as faces for this year’s campaign and will share their passion for the cause throughout the year.  Congratulations to, Amy Speaks, Iman Renai Davis, Go Red Chairwoman Punam Patel, Shaleita Minor, Latasha Hunter,