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Living Near Major Roads May Increase Risk Of Sudden Cardiac

Living Near Major Roads May Increase Risk Of Sudden Cardiac Death In Women

Provided by the American Heart Association Living close to a major road may increase women’s risk of dying from sudden cardiac death, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. “It’s important for...

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2014-10-21 08:35:22

SCIDEA provides learning management solutions to help drive AHA's online emergency cardiovascular care training CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scitent, Inc., a full-service eLearning company focused on creating profitable and sustainable online education programs for nonprofits, associations, healthcare organizations, and for-profit organizations, has worked with the American Heart Association (AHA) since 2004 to bring a blended online education experience to...

2014-10-20 08:33:45

Massage therapy improves cardiovascular health by relieving stress and lowering blood pressure. EVANSTON, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Many already view massage as an important approach to relieving muscle pain or as a means to relax. However, working with a qualified massage therapist can also play a significant role in improving cardiovascular health as evidenced by a growing body of research, according to the American Massage Therapy Association. Massage therapists share...

2014-10-07 12:31:55

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVRx, Inc., a private medical device company, announced today the first 10 heart failure patients treated with the Barostim neo System(TM) under CE Mark approval. The newly approved therapy was made available to a few select Barostim Heart Failure Centers of Excellence beginning October 1(st). Asklepios Hospital Altona in Hamburg, The Heart Center of the University of Cologne, Universitatsklinikum Giessen, and Herzzentrum Dresden Universitatsklinik...

2014-10-07 08:29:43

Charlotte Middle Schoolers Competed Iron Chef Style CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Charlotte middle school students showcased their kitchen expertise in an Iron Chef style competition in the Kids Cook with Heart cooking challenge. Electrolux and the American Heart Association (AHA) teamed up for this exciting program that provided key skills for students to grow into healthy adults. Designed to foster life skills in advocacy, leadership, responsibility and teamwork, Kids...

2014-10-03 08:20:34

Howdy Honda proudly participates in 2014 Austin Heart Walk 5K fourth consecutive year AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, Howdy Honda in Austin, Texas is participating in the American Heart Association's Austin Heart Walk 5K to raise awareness and financial support to eradicate cardiovascular and congential heart disease. As the leading cause of death in Americans, heart disease has too strong a hold on the nation's men, women and...

2014-09-23 12:30:38

Grant to help with blood pressure control and reduction of health care disparities OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health care system, will support the American Heart Association in a broad effort to improve blood pressure control for African-Americans in two U.S. cities over three years. The program will depend upon community-based efforts, as well as doctors and patients, to help decrease the burden of the so called...

2014-09-22 16:26:54

Sponsors annual Heart Walk for ninth consecutive year SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brown & Toland Physicians, a leading network of independent doctors, honored Soledad Senga on Friday with the Lifestyle Change Award at the annual American Heart Association (AHA) San Francisco Heart Walk kick-off at Justin Herman Plaza. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140619/119574 About 6,000 people gathered at the site, including almost 100 Brown & Toland employees....

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...


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