hidden Heartfelt devotion sparks Heart Walk Team Abby’s Adventures

Heartfelt devotion sparks Heart Walk Team Abby’s Adventures

When Carissa Bram laces up her sneakers for the American Heart Association’s Providence Heart Walk on June 2nd, every step she takes will be to support her baby girl.   17-month-old Abigail was born with hypoplastic left-heart syndrome, a rare congenital heart defect (CHD) in which the left side of the heart is underdeveloped. The

hidden New pediatric blood pressure guidelines identify more kids at higher risk of premature heart disease

New pediatric blood pressure guidelines identify more kids at higher risk of premature heart disease

        Hypertension Journal Report  Children who were reclassified as having elevated blood pressure under new American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines are more likely to develop high blood pressure, thickening of the heart muscle and other conditions that increase heart disease risk when they reach adulthood, compared with children who have normal blood

hidden Female mentors make first STEM Goes Red Event memorable

Female mentors make first STEM Goes Red Event memorable

(Clinical Cardiologist and American Heart Association Southern New England Board President Dr. Jennifer Jarbeau and her daughter Madeleine attended the first STEM Goes Red Event in Providence. Below is what Dr. Jarbeau thought of the event, in her own words.)   “My daughter and I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural STEM Goes Red

hidden Dedicated volunteer takes Heart Walk role to heart

Dedicated volunteer takes Heart Walk role to heart

For a decade, Sue Trinque has been slipping into a ruby-red costume in the shape of a giant heart. The outfit is to raise awareness about heart health at events like the Southern New England Heart Walk. The former fourth-grade teacher has been volunteering with the American Heart Association and is a top walker and

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Adding heart to the mysteries of the universes to explore

Kim Arcand, a renowned local scientist who works for NASA, recently spoke at the Southern New England American Heart Association’s first STEM Goes Red Event in Providence, Rhode Island. Here is what she had to say about the experience, in her own words.    Recently, I was invited to speak at the Southern New England

hidden Renowned Radiologist to Chair 2019 SNE Heart and Stroke Ball

Renowned Radiologist to Chair 2019 SNE Heart and Stroke Ball

Clad in sky-blue scrubs with one eye on the clock inside Rhode Island Hospital’s operating room, Dr. Ryan McTaggart knows time is the enemy when it comes to stroke care. Research shows that for every 30-minute delay in stroke treatment, the likelihood of a good outcome drops by 10 to 15 percent. Stroke is the

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Move More and Make It Count

With the recent news that even small bouts of exercise lead to significant health benefits, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, is urging adults to move more and make it count where they spend most of their time – at work. “It doesn’t matter