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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

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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

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4H Club Kids Ride With Heart: Meet Faith

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

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Healthy Human Supports the American Heart Association through Mother’s Day Campaign

Healthy Human is joining in the fight against heart disease and stroke alongside the American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke. Healthy Human and other companies across the country are participating in the American Heart Association’s fundraising campaign, Life Is Why We Give™. In honor

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CycleNation™ Pedals into the Upstate

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is pleased to announce that they are bringing CycleNation™ to the Upstate.  The event is scheduled for June 22 at CycleBar Greenville and is chaired by Leslie Haas with Haas Social.  “When I learned that CycleNation was coming to Greenville, I jumped at the opportunity to lead the event”

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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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Where you live in the Upstate can determine how long you live

According to a report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, people living just a few blocks away can have vastly different life expectancies. In one Upstate neighborhood, residents are expected to live 16 years less than another community just 5 miles away. “The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has an incredible online tool that allows us

hidden Five HBCUs Advance in the American Heart Association Urban Health Accelerator-HBCU Healthy Communities Challenge

Five HBCUs Advance in the American Heart Association Urban Health Accelerator-HBCU Healthy Communities Challenge

Community environments play an important role in health outcomes. People living just 5 miles apart can in some cases have a difference in life expectancy of more than 20 years due to factors such as economic stability, education, societal influences and health care.  Through the American Heart Association’s 2019 EmPOWERED to Serve Urban Health Accelerator-HBCU pilot, schools have an