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Public blood pressure kiosk at Hampton Roads Community Health Center makes monitoring blood pressure simple and accessible for Portsmouth area residents

The American Heart Association recently installed a new blood pressure monitoring kiosk at the Hampton Roads Community Health Center (HRCHC) in Portsmouth located at 664 Lincoln Street. The center is open to the public Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8am – 5pm and Wednesday from 8am – 7pm.  New blood pressure guidelines were released

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American Heart Association Empowers HBCUs to Address Social Barriers to Health

Winston-Salem State University & Johnson C. Smith University each awarded $100,000 as American Heart Association grant recipients for building healthier communities Winston-Salem State University & Johnson C. Smith University were selected by a panel of judges on Tuesday evening April 29, 2019 to each receive a $100,000 American Heart Association (AHA) grant as part of

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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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Highlights from the 2019 Mid-Atlantic Heart & Stroke Quality Summit

The Mid-Atlantic Heart & Stroke Quality Summit took place this week in Raleigh, NC. Physicians, nurses, EMTs and other clinical care providers gathered from across the Mid-Atlantic to share knowledge with the common goal to improve care and quality of life for their patients. Topics included hypertension, cholesterol, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, cardiac emergencies and

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American Heart Association, Planet Fitness roll out donation to Boys and Girls Club in Virginia Beach

Participation in sports promotes physical activity, builds self-esteem, improves social skills and motivates children to excel academically. To encourage Virginia Beach youth to be active and play sports, the American Heart Association and local Heart and Stroke Ball sponsor, Planet Fitness, collected more than 70 athletic balls that will be donated to the Boys and

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Watch LIVE as Five Historically Black Colleges and Universities Present Solutions to Remove the Barriers of Health

$100,000 for up to two HBCUs chosen as American Heart Association grant recipients for building healthier communities on April 29 in Greensboro The American Heart Association is excited to announce that the EmPOWERED To ServeTM Urban Health AcceleratorTM-HBCU Showcase The EmPOWERED To ServeTM Urban Health AcceleratorTM-HBCU Showcase will be held Monday, April 29 at the

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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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Winner of the #CLTMoveMore Steps Challenge from Charlotte, NC!

The month of April — officially known as Move More Month is a part of the American Heart Association’s Healthy for Good movement. We are celebrating physical activity this month where every step counts in lowering your risk of heart disease and stroke. On Wednesday, April 3, we kicked off Move More Day by having