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2014-05-06 15:03:38

American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report Maintaining or boosting your physical activity after age 65 can improve your heart's electrical well-being and lower your risk of heart attack, according to a study in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In heart monitor recordings taken over five years, researchers found that people who walked more and faster and had more physically active leisure time had fewer irregular heart rhythms and greater heart rate...

2014-05-05 12:21:50

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VOXX International Corporation (Nasdaq: VOXX) is proud to announce that its two Long Island corporate campuses have been designated as Gold Fit-Friendly for the second year in a row by the American Heart Association. This prestigious award recognizes companies that are committed to a culture of wellness by providing programs in support of employee health. "There is no greater benefit we can offer our employees than helping them live...

2014-05-01 23:10:09

‘Love Your Heart’ Campaign Resonates with Consumers Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Jewelry Television® (JTV) and more than 14,000 of its customers raised over $100,000 in support of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Go Red For Women® movement. JTV designated February “Love Your Heart” month and launched a multimedia campaign to educate the public about heart disease and empower them with ways to live a heart healthy lifestyle. Currently in its third year,...

2014-05-01 23:07:58

Contributing to the auction, Starbase Jet donated a round trip from Dallas to Seven Canyons resort in Sedona, Arizona, on a six passenger Citation CJ2 private jet. The package includes a 3-day stay in a beautiful French-style Villa among 200 stunning acres of limitless outdoor activities, a premier golf package, and the ultimate in relaxation and spa services. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Starbase Jet, a leading private jet services provider, was the proud sponsor in-kind of the Côtes du...

2014-05-01 12:28:30

"Purple Rain" actress Apollonia to host VIP Reception, kick off concert MINNEAPOLIS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 3rd annual "Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! Bobby Z & Friends" will return to the stage at First Avenue, in Minneapolis, on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale May 9. Robert Rivkin, better known as Bobby Z the former drummer for Prince & The Revolution and Purple Rain-fame, and his organization, My Purple Heart, will again partner with...

2014-05-01 10:06:03

Study Highlights: -Children who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital are more likely to survive with good brain function if emergency dispatchers give bystanders CPR instruction. -CPR with chest compressions and breaths led to more favorable neurological outcomes in kids. Children who suffer cardiac arrest outside the hospital are more likely to survive and have good brain function if dispatchers instruct bystanders on CPR, according to a large Japanese study published in Journal...

2014-05-01 00:21:38

Knowing these two things may save a life from stroke DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During American Stroke Month in May, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association asks all Americans to learn two things that may save a life. To view multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/mnr/7193851-american-stroke-association-may-stroke-month http://www.multivu.com/assets/7193851/photos/7193851-asm-fast-billboard-9x5-md.jpg?1398391287 1....

2014-04-29 23:05:57

New American Heart Association guidelines on diagnosis and treatment of fetal cardiac disease seek to improve care for babies with congenital heart disease. Philadelphia, Pa. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The important guidelines released by the AHA recently aim to improve care for babies with congenital heart disease while they are in the womb. Congenital heart defects are the most common birth defects, affecting one in 120 babies. As a leading Cardiac Center in the U.S., and renowned...

2014-04-24 23:09:00

UVA's stroke program has received the highest quality award from the American Heart Association. Charlottesville,VA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 The American Heart Association has recognized the quality and safety of UVA’s stroke care with two awards. UVA received both the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award and made the Target: Stroke Honor Roll. The awards represent the highest level of stroke quality recognition offered by the AHA. “We couldn’t...

2014-04-22 23:16:11

Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) structured reporting criteria set the standard for quality improvement in the cardiac cath lab. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 ACE is proud to be referenced as a pioneer of accreditation standards in the new health policy statement from the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, and Society for Cardiovascular Angiography (ACC/AHA/SCAI). The policy statement defines new standards for structured reporting of...


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.