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2014-01-31 23:24:05

Mecklenburg EMS Agency offers activities, tips, and classes to celebrate Heart Month Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 Medic, the Mecklenburg County EMS Agency, is offering up a full range of activities, tips, and classes to help love your heart and celebrate Heart Month during February. With heart disease being the leading cause of death among both men and women in the U.S. and with every minute counting for Medic in responding to heart-related emergencies, Heart Month is something...

2014-01-31 10:48:53

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Children improved their understanding of stroke symptoms and what to do if they witness a stroke after playing a 15-minute stroke education video game, according to new research reported in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. Researchers tested 210 9- and 10-year-old, low-income children from the Bronx, New York, on whether they could identify stroke and knew to call 9-1-1 if they saw someone having a stroke. Researchers...

2014-01-27 23:04:26

Heart Smart Technology, also known as Heartsmart.com, a distributor of automatic external defibrillators and supplies, will be donating an AED each month in 2014 to provide lifesaving technology to organizations that need it most. New Milford, CT (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Heart Smart Technology is pleased to announce that for the year of 2014, an automatic external defibrillator will be donated to an organization each month. Previously, as part of the “Likes for Lives” campaign, Heart...

2014-01-27 08:28:13

The iconic, Cleveland-based retailer asks shoppers to help contribute toward this year's $10,000 goal. CLEVELAND, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Although the Cleveland and Northeast Ohio region may be facing one of its coldest winters in years, the spirit of giving has been heating up in honor of the American Heart Association's signature "Have a Heart" fundraising campaign. And right on time, the romance consultants at Ambiance, Inc. have launched their annual in-store effort to...

2014-01-23 20:22:14

Collaboration Aims to Increase Heart-Healthy Habits and Support the AHA NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- More people than ever are using YouTube to help them manage their health, and fitness trainers have become celebrities in their own right on the website, attracting thousands of loyal followers. For the first time ever, some of YouTube's top fitness experts are coming together to share their personal stories about heart disease and inspire their fans to improve their...

2014-01-22 16:25:50

Foundation working to make the life-saving devices as common as fire extinguishers LEGAL, AB, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Installation of the first of 2000 automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in arenas and recreation centres across Canada was announced today at the Legal Recreation Complex by Health Minister Rona Ambrose and Heart and Stroke Foundation president Bobbe Wood. The AEDs are part of a $10 million program funded by the federal government and administered by the...

2014-01-16 00:20:41

HOUSTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gus Malzahn of Auburn takes the 2013 Coach of the Year title at the Marathon Oil Corporation Paul "Bear" Bryant Awards benefiting the American Heart Association. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/DC47567) With a 2013 winning record of 12-1, leading the Tigers to the BCS National Championship Game, Malzahn claimed the coach of the year honor to a packed house of more than 750 guests in Houston. Malzahn, who served...

2014-01-10 16:21:21

Statement of the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, American Lung Association, Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights and National African American Tobacco Prevention Network WASHINGTON, Jan.10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the nation marks the 50(th) anniversary of the first Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health, the major cigarette companies are nearing the day when they must finally come clean to the American people and end...

2014-01-07 23:28:47

Vallejo CPR Classes Now Offers Official American Heart Association BLS Renewal, CPR Certification, and First-aid Training Courses throughout Solano County & the San Francisco Bay Area Vallejo, CA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 Safety Training Seminars is proud to announce the opening of an American Heart Association CPR and first-aid training school called Vallejo CPR Classes. STS is an official AHA training center with the license number CA20784 and the license for teaching EMSA certified...

2014-01-07 23:22:07

The recognition marks the third year in a row that St. Elizabeth Health Center has been recognized with a Get With the Guidelines® gold quality achievement award. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 St. Elizabeth Health Center has received the Get With the Guidelines® – Heart Failure Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. This award recognizes St. Elizabeth for achieving an exceptional goal of treating heart failure patients according to the...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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