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Roanoke Go Red for Women Luncheon helps local women and families build healthy lives

The American Heart Association and F&S Building Innovations encouraged Roanoke Go Red for Women Luncheon guests to support the health and well-being of individuals served by the Bedford Pregnancy Center and Street Ransom by donating personal care items. The two local charities and the American Heart Association share a common goal of helping Roanokers build

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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

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Maryland CPR Bill Success!

Last week Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed Breanna’s bill, legislation requiring CPR as a graduation requirement, joining Virginia and North Carolina who have passed similar CPR in Schools legislation. The advocacy wins over the past few years are making a huge impact on the cardiovascular health of communities across the MAA. Take a look at

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Resources to understanding the four guidelines

Some of you may have heard of our joint effort with the American College of Cardiology to publish four guidelines on CVD and stroke prevention and treatment (Lifestyle, Obesity, Cholesterol, and Risk Assessment). These guidelines are an excellent example of our ability to save and improve lives in communities across the country, and I’d like

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New heart disease and stroke prevention guidelines released | blog.heart.org

New heart disease and stroke prevention guidelines released | blog.heart.org There has been significant media coverage this week about the release of four new cardiovascular prevention guidelines.  These critically important documents are basically best practices for healthcare providers across the nation.  At both the June and October AHA National Board of Directors meetings, there were