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THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION AND NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE WORK TOGETHER WITH DISCOVERY EDUCATION TO EXPAND THE ‘NFL PLAY 60 CHALLENGE’ FOR STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS NATIONWIDE
(Dallas, November 30, 2015) – The American Heart Association (AHA) and National Football League (NFL) have partnered with Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, to expand the AHA-NFL PLAY 60 Challenge to offer all-new, standards-aligned digital resources for students, educators and families across the country. The new resources include interactive classroom activities, engaging curriculum and lesson plans, and family resources. Available at no cost, the NFL PLAY 60 Challenge is designed to inspire students grades 3-8 to get the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity per day and help more schools become places that encourage physically active lifestyles year-round.
Study Highlight: Women with diabetes who are exposed to air pollution for long periods may have a much higher risk for heart disease.
Study Highlights Adults with congenital heart defects have considerably higher rates of stroke compared to the general population. Heart failure, diabetes and recent heart attacks were the strongest predictors of stroke caused by a blocked...
The American Heart Association and National Football League Race to Super Bowl 50 with the NFL PLAY 60 App
(Dallas, November 19, 2015) — Can you run fast? Jump high? Turn quick? The American Heart Association (AHA) and National Football League (NFL) want children around the country to show off their skills with the NFL PLAY 60 App version 2.0. The update includes a virtual race to Super Bowl 50 in the San Francisco Bay Area and is available for free in the iTunes App Store and on Google play.
Study Highlights Bilingual patients were twice as likely as those who spoke one language to have normal cognitive function after a stroke. Bilingual patients performed better than single language patients on attention, information retrieval and...