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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...

2014-01-06 23:23:54

DealsTickets.org the charitable event tickets deals site from Financial Firebird Corporation designates the American Heart Association as their featured charity for the first quarter of the year in honor of February being American Heart Month. Donations will be made to The American Heart Association with each hotel deal, ticket deal or online shopping discount transaction in addition to providing the user rebates and discounts. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 In honor of February...

Exceeding Physical Activity Guidelines Has Health Benefits
2013-12-27 04:13:07

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Individuals who meet or exceed American Heart Association (AHA) recommendations for physical activity are less likely to die prematurely than those who walk less than guidelines suggest, according to new research appearing in the journal PLoS ONE. According to study author Paul T. Williams of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), there are “substantial health benefits” to exceeding the cardiovascular health...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.