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2014-02-24 08:29:42

Data Published in Stroke Demonstrate Robotic Measurements of Motor Performance Can Be Used to Reduce Time and Cost of Phase III Drug Trials By 70 Percent WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Motion Technologies (IMT), global leader in Redefining Recovery(TM) using robotic tools for neurorehabilitation, has announced publication of results from a ground-breaking study identifying biomarkers of motor recovery in Stroke, Journal of the American Heart Association....

2014-02-24 04:21:50

American Heart Association Program Promotes Corporate Wellness, Cultural Change CHICAGO, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association is encouraging companies that create and promote a culture of physical activity and health to submit an application to be considered for the Association's Fit-Friendly Companies Award. Applications are due by April 1 and can be found at www.heart.org/fitfriendly. The American Heart Association's Fit-Friendly Companies...

2014-02-20 20:22:38

AURORA, Ohio, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The runway lights were aglow last evening, as Technical Consumer Products, Inc. ("TCP"), held a lively fashion show event to benefit The American Heart Association's "Go Red Campaign," to help raise money in the fight against women's heart disease. Headlined by TCP's "Red Man Group," attendees watched as fourteen brave men - yes, MEN - pranced across the stage wearing some of today's hottest dresses, hairstyles (wigs!) and accessories, high...

2014-02-20 16:25:01

Organization Supports New York City Go Red For Women Luncheon, Spreads Awareness of Grains' Role in Heart Health WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More women die of heart disease than of any other cause; however, only one in five women believes it is her greatest health threat. With this in mind, the Grain Foods Foundation is partnering with the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement to generate awareness of the disease and promote women's heart health. Grain...

2014-02-20 12:28:05

WARSAW, N.C., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The elementary students of Duplin, Sampson and Bladen counties in North Carolina are jumping at the chance to help fight heart disease, our nation's No. 2 cause of death among children. Jump Rope for Heart allows them to learn about "Heart Healthy" living and participate in fun, active physical activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/CG68211LOGO) By 2020 the American Heart Association wants to improve the...

2014-02-13 23:02:44

ESI Honored with the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America Award, and the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksite Gold Status Plano, TX (PRWEB) February 13, 2014 ESI, an innovative designer and manufacturer of high-performance business telephone systems and cloud services, today announced its recognition as a 2014 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America. The company also achieved Gold status in the American Heart Association’s Fit-Friendly Worksite program. “At ESI, our...

2014-02-13 12:27:00

WESTCHESTER, Ill., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc. (IAA), the leading live and live-online salvage auto auction company and wholly-owned subsidiary of KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE: KAR), today announced that Rita Figi, IAA's vice president of human resources, has been nominated to the Chicago Metropolitan Board of Directors of the American Heart Association, Midwest Affiliate for a two-year term. In this role, Figi will help lead the achievement of the...

2014-02-11 23:24:18

To support the fight against heart disease, CompAndSave.com is donating $1 from every transaction to the American Heart Association during the month of February. Newark, California (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 CompAndSave.com – the leading online provider of ink and toner cartridges is joining the battle against heart disease, by supporting the American Heart Association, in an effort to raise awareness about the number one killer in the country. In addition to the avowed mission to bring...

2014-02-11 23:02:20

CarePoint Health showed its support for the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Day by providing complimentary blood pressure screenings at Christ Hospital, Bayonne Medical Center and Hoboken University Medical Center. Hudson County, NJ (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 On Friday, February 7, 2014, CarePoint Health showed its support for the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Day by providing complimentary blood pressure screenings at Christ Hospital, Bayonne Medical...

2014-02-11 12:27:24

Red Dress pins are available at Macy's stores nationwide through Friday to help raise awareness about cardiovascular disease NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macy's, the proud founding sponsor of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, invited customers to participate in the annual Wear Red Sale from Feb. 5 through Feb. 10 to bring awareness and needed funds to fight the number one killer of women - heart disease. This year, Macy's is continuing sales of...


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