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2014-09-18 16:26:16

HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association's 29(th) annual Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards presented by Marathon Oil Corporation, announced today that Jimmy Johnson, one of the most respected and accomplished football coaches in NCAA and NFL history, will be named the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented to Johnson at the event on Jan. 14, 2015 in Houston. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147119...

2014-09-16 12:30:39

Advocate Health Care, University of Chicago Medicine and Walgreens receive this top recognition CHICAGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association today recognized its "Heart of Chicago" companies, sponsors who support the Association's mission at the highest level in Metro Chicago. Advocate Health Care, University of Chicago Medicine and Walgreens received this top recognition at the American Heart Association's Metro Chicago Board of Directors...

2014-09-13 23:03:03

On Tuesday, August 25th, Elmhurst Park District received essential information on the American Heart Association’s “Life’s Simple 7™” in connection with the Disque Foundation Aug 26, Elmhurst, IL (PRWEB) September 13, 2014 The employees of Elmhurst Park District, which includes about 600 personnel, had the exciting opportunity to hear Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque speak about Life’s Simple 7™ on Tuesday, August 25th. Elmhurst Park District employees live and work to provide...

2014-09-11 23:07:37

St. Elizabeth Health Center received the Get With The Guidelines® -- Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for the third consecutive year. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 St. Elizabeth Health Center has received the Get With The Guidelines® -- Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association for the third year in a row. St. Elizabeth Health Center earned the award by meeting stringent quality...

2014-09-09 23:12:35

According to Neuropsychologist Dr. Kenneth Freundlich with Morris Psychological Group one side effect that is just beginning to be understood is that heart disease has consequences for thinking and communication. Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 As medical intervention and treatment have improved and as people have become more conscientious about lifestyle factors that improve heart health, deaths from heart disease have declined. According to the American Heart Association,...

2014-09-09 23:07:25

The vast majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students during school, according to a poll released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), and the American Heart Association (AHA). Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 The vast majority of parents of school-age children support strong national nutrition standards for all foods and beverages sold to students...

One Hour Of Moderate Exercise A Day Could Decrease Risk Of Heart Failure
2014-09-03 03:21:10

American Heart Association In a new study reported in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure, researchers say more than an hour of moderate or half an hour of vigorous exercise per day may lower your risk of heart failure by 46 percent. Heart failure is a common, disabling disease that accounts for about 2 percent of total healthcare costs in industrialized countries. Risk of death within five years of diagnosis is 30 percent to 50 percent, researchers said....

2014-09-02 08:31:12

New Survey from the American Heart Association Finds Relationships Impact Heart Health DALLAS, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Being in a relationship is good for your heart in more ways than one, according to a new consumer survey conducted by the American Heart Association. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030909/MATCH The survey of 1,000 adults found that women improve their male counterpart's heart health when it comes to eating, having more sex and making healthier decisions. The...

2014-08-28 23:15:20

RJ Young will host the 12th Annual Pumpkin Run, a 5K run/walk on Saturday October 4, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. at the City Park in White House, Tennessee, benefiting the American Heart Association. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 RJ Young will host the 12th Annual Pumpkin Run, a 5K run/walk on Saturday October 4, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. at the City Park in White House, Tennessee, benefiting the American Heart Association. The event will start and finish at the City Park in White House,...

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2014-08-26 05:14:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While the data suggests that the e-cigarettes appear to be less harmful than traditional cigarettes and could in some cases help people kick the habit, the American Heart Association said on Sunday that since the products contain nicotine, they should be classified as tobacco products and subject to all applicable laws. The policy statement, which has been published in the organization’s journal Circulation, explained that there...


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