American Heart Association

American Heart Association's Jason Ware makes announcement as Mayor Nutter applauds (along with 1200 others at PHLCVB's annual luncheon) (credit: Steve Tawa)

American Heart Association Latest Example Of Success At Pa. Convention Center

Landing one of the largest conventions in the nation is adding to the momentum that the Pennsylvania Convention Center is building.

11/27/2014

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Walking, Fruits and Veggies A Recipe For Good Health

Research shows that even one hour of exercise a week is better for your health than doing nothing. Add fruits and vegetables to your diet and you’re on your way.

07/22/2014

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17th Annual ‘Home Runs For Heart’ Fundraiser Event Takes Swing At Heart Disease, Stroke

The two-day home run derby was born out of the sudden death of Hall of Fame outfielder and broadcaster Richie Ashburn.

05/07/2014

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Philadelphians, Intentionally or Not, Observing National Walking Day

Why is it important to have a National Walkng Day? “Well, because there are a lot of couch potatoes around,” one woman said.

04/02/2014

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Most Women Don’t Know Warning Signs Of A Stroke

Stroke kills more women than men – it is the third leading cause of female death. But, according to the American Heart Association, less than half of women know the signs.

03/27/2014

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Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Recommended For Half The Adult Population

Are we a country that is relying too much on medications to help extend our lives? New guidelines recommend statin drugs for half the adult population.

03/26/2014

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A New Way To Look At Heart Disease And Its Treatment

One of the most widely prescribed and effective drugs in the war against heart disease is about to become even more popular, because of new recommendations by the nation’s cardiologists.

11/13/2013

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$2-a-Pack Cigarette Tax To Help School District Gets Initial OK by City Council

But whether the new tax ever gets final approval remains unclear.

05/29/2013

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Watch The Salt

There are definite advantages to keeping your salt intake under control.

05/21/2013

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Heart Association Urges Americans To Get Out And Walk More

And, experts say, the point is to do it briskly and repeatedly.

04/03/2013

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Women At High Risk For Heart Disease

Most people don’t know that heart disease is the number one killer of women and high blood pressure left untreated increases the risk.

12/28/2012

Angelo Check

Angelo Cataldi Donates $1,580 To American Heart Association In Ashburn’s Honor

Angelo Cataldi donates $1580 to American Heart Association in honor of Richie Ashburn.

10/04/2012

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New Cardiac Arrest Law Means Coaches Have Homework To Do

Pennsylvania’s scholastic athletic coaches have some homework, meeting the guidelines of a just-implemented law on preventing sudden cardiac arrest.

08/09/2012

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Philadelphia Doctors To Host Forum To Get People To Limit Sugary Drink Consumption

Doctors will get together Monday to share ideas on how to get people to drink less soda and other sugary drinks.

06/24/2012

CPR

Heart Association’s New ‘Stayin Alive’ PSA Makes CPR Easy

“In the center of the chest to the beat of “Stayin Alive”. That is the beat we need you to keep. Keep that beat until paramedics arrive.”

06/06/2012

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