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2014-07-08 08:30:34

The American Heart Association CEO Roundtable launches with new survey showing American workers overestimate their health--leading to increased risk of heart disease and other serious illness NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association (AHA), Henry Kravis, Co-CEO and Co-Chairman of KKR & Co. L.P., Terry Lundgren, Chairman and CEO of Macy's, Inc., and 19 additional CEOs from some of America's largest companies...

2011-04-27 15:59:00

DALLAS, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading volunteer public health authority in cardiovascular disease and stroke, the American Heart Association has been invited by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to participate in the World Health Organization's First Global Ministerial Conference. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100222/AHSALOGO) "This represents an unprecedented opportunity to contribute to the dialogue that will shape how the...

2010-04-26 16:24:00

NEW YORK, April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association and the National Salt Reduction Initiative, a national collaboration led by the City of New York, share a common goal -- to gradually lower the amount of sodium (salt) in the American diet. "Lowering sodium is essential to reversing the trend of more Americans developing high blood pressure -- a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke," said Nancy Brown, the chief executive officer of the American Heart...

2009-03-11 10:50:31

Nancy Brown and her husband, Joe, say waving at passers-by in Jacksonville, Fla., has proved rewarding even during the ongoing U.S. recession. Brown said while she and her husband's small business is struggling amid the economic downturn, they still continue their more than 20-year-long waving hobby in the Jacksonville neighborhood of Riverside, the Jacksonville (Fla.) Times-Union said Wednesday. We always get the 'Thank you for waving and making my day better,' Brown said. At Christmas time,...

2008-11-03 18:00:20

DALLAS, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nancy Brown has been named the next Chief Executive Officer of the American Heart Association, effective January 1, 2009. Brown was named to the position by the organization's national Board of Directors at its meeting on Wednesday. Brown is the first female CEO in the history of the association. She succeeds Cass Wheeler, who has served as CEO of the association for 11 years. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081103/DC43700) Brown...

2008-08-28 21:00:20

By Nancy Brown With roller bags bumping along the cobblestone streets of Amalfi in the Campania region of Italy, Orinda's Zulch family of five had "American tourist" stamped across their foreheads. "The first couple of days we didn't know what to do with ourselves," reflects Zanna. "Eventually, we found the one woman in town who baked the bread and discovered where the locals shopped. We loved the farmer's market with its beautiful fruit, fat plums and lemons for making Limoncello." The...

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