hidden Walkers with Heart Unite for the American Heart Association’s  Greater Westerly Heart Walk

Walkers with Heart Unite for the American Heart Association’s Greater Westerly Heart Walk

The American Heart Association is calling on the community to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. The Greater Westerly Heart Walk will take place on Saturday, September 21st, 2019 at Watch Hill Gazebo in Westerly, RI. The Greater Westerly Heart Walk brings hundreds of walkers together to be Healthy For

hidden Heart2Heart Campaign Calls on Women  to Share Stories of Surviving Heart Disease and Stroke

Heart2Heart Campaign Calls on Women to Share Stories of Surviving Heart Disease and Stroke

The American Heart Association of Southern New England (AHA) is calling on women across Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts to share their stories of surviving heart disease or stroke for the Heart2Heart campaign. Several survivors will be selected to locally represent the Go Red for Women campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the leading

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Ride the Revolution for Inaugural CycleNation Event in Providence

Get ready to ride the revolution! The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) is hosting the first-ever CycleNation event in Providence on Tuesday, October 29th from 5 to 7 p.m. at Skyline at Waterplace  located at 1 Finance Way in Providence. This high-energy, endorphin pumping, indoor stationary cycling event, chaired by Kristin Fraser, former president

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5 Road Trip Exercises to Stay Active on Vacation

Summer is a great time for taking a road trip.  But road trips can also mean unhealthy snacks, fast food stops and long periods of sitting still. So, is it possible to stay healthy on the go?  With a few tweaks to your packing and planning, any road trip can be more active! Check out

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EMPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator

Blog written by Monique Wilson, Vice President for Community Impact, Diversity & Inclusion for the American Heart Association. Got a business idea for improving your community’s health? Imagine using an app to help you recover after a hospital stay. Or one that shows you how to save food destined for a landfill. Every day, clever people

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CPR Awareness Week Highlighted All Year with Diocese of Providence

On a Monday night in December, just three weeks before Christmas, hundreds of people filled McVinney Auditorium in downtown Providence. The famed Vienna Boys Choir was performing. With their angelic voices, seasonal holiday songs and Christmas hymns, the musical ensemble drew a large crowd on December 3rd, 2018. Concert-goers entered the auditorium, found their seats

hidden 2019 Rhode Island PE & Me Contest Winners Announced

2019 Rhode Island PE & Me Contest Winners Announced

          The American Heart Association, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (@BCBSRI) and the Rhode Island Foundation were happy to sponsor the 2019 Rhode Island PE & Me Contest! The contest invites all students from across Rhode Island in grades K-5 to design a postcard that shows what they

hidden Exciting Launch of F.A.S.T. Stroke Awareness with Rhode Island Medical Imaging

Exciting Launch of F.A.S.T. Stroke Awareness with Rhode Island Medical Imaging

((L) Dr. Mahesh Jayaraman, Neurointerventional Radiologist, Rhode Island Medical Imaging and (R) Siobhain Sullivan, co-executive director, Rhode Island Medical Imaging forming the letter “A” to spell out the F.A.S.T stroke awareness acronym.)   Standing five feet tall, three feet wide and bright red, our new stroke awareness F.A.S.T. campaign could stop traffic. And that’s the point.