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Latest American Heart Association Stories

2014-02-07 12:54:08

American Heart Association/American Stroke Association scientific statement For the first time, guidelines have been developed for preventing stroke in women. "If you are a woman, you share many of the same risk factors for stroke with men, but your risk is also influenced by hormones, reproductive health, pregnancy, childbirth and other sex-related factors," said Cheryl Bushnell, M.D., M.H.S., author of the new scientific statement published in the American Heart Association journal...

2014-02-07 08:23:42

Fashion Incubator designers housed at Macy's in the limelight alongside top designers Carolina Herrera, Nicole Miller, Mark Zunino and more NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Red Dress Collection kicked off Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City last night with a star-studded runway backed this year by the first-ever collaboration of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's (NHLBI) awareness campaign,...

2014-02-05 23:26:44

Chicago based custom gift basket company, Thoughtful Presence, is joining the American Heart Association by donating 10% of all February sales in an effort to raise funds and awareness for the fight against heart disease. Niles, IL (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Thoughtful Presence, a unique gift basket based in Chicago, IL, has kicked off a month long fundraising campaign to support the American Heart Association. For the past 10 years, the American Heart Association has dedicated the month...

2014-02-05 23:04:30

Natalie Baro, President and CEO of Michelsen Advertising, Chair for the 2014 American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women” will be launching the “Go Red-Por Tu Corazon events for the first time in Miami-Dade and Broward counties. The Go Red for Women campaign and the Go Red- Por Tu Corazon events take place in order to raise awareness on heart disease, the No. 1 killer of women. Miami, Fla (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Natalie Baro, President and CEO of Michelsen Advertising, Chair...

2014-02-04 23:28:01

Seafood Nutrition Partnership, NIH, Sister to Sister Foundation Team Up to Promote Seafood’s Role in Preventing Heart Disease Among Women Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 To raise awareness among women that prevention of heart disease should be a top priority—and to promote the heart-health benefits of seafood consumption—Seafood Nutrition Partnership is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) program The Heart Truth® and Sister to Sister: The...

2014-02-04 16:27:45

CVS Caremark will support the campaign through colleague engagement and a $10,000 donation to the American Heart Association WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, February 7(th), CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will participate in National Wear Red Day® by encouraging all colleagues, including those at all 7,600 CVS/pharmacy locations across the country, to wear red and join in the nationwide effort to create awareness of the battle against heart disease in...

2014-02-04 16:24:03

Company receives coveted designation for fifth consecutive year CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Piedmont Natural Gas (NYSE: PNY) announced today that it has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Start! Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the fifth consecutive year. The Platinum-Level award is the highest level of recognition in the AHA's Start! Program. In 2013, less than 300 organizations in the country achieved the Platinum-Level designation. In...

2014-02-04 12:27:18

Macy's supports the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® movement and its commitment to helping women raise their voices about cardiovascular disease through the Wear Red Sale, Exclusive Red Dresses and Red Dress pin sale NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Wear Red Day is Friday, February 7 and Macy's, the proud founding sponsor of the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® movement, is inviting customers to wear red to help bring awareness to the...

2014-02-03 23:04:56

Merry Maids is partnering with the American Heart Association for its second year to raise awareness and funds to help battle heart disease. Memphis, Tenn (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 As heart disease continues to claim the lives of thousands of women each year, Merry Maids is going red in a big way to help raise awareness and funds to support research and education for the American Heart Association®. As a national supporter for its second year, Merry Maids, the nation’s largest...

2014-02-03 08:28:51

'Love Your Heart' Campaign Will Support American Heart Association® KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewelry Television® will support the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women® this month to help fight heart disease. The shopping network will roll out 'Love Your Heart,' a comprehensive, multimedia campaign created to raise awareness and educate viewers about the risks of heart disease, and raise funds to support the Go Red for Women® movement. To view the multimedia...