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Washington, D.C., April 16, 2015 — American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on the 2014 National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS), released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The survey revealed that...
American Heart Association releases new recommendations for designing, measuring and recognizing Comprehensive Workplace Wellness Programs
The American Heart Association (AHA) released new recommendations today to address gaps in common standards around comprehensive workplace wellness programs (CWWPs). The recommendations improve the design, measurement and recognition of CWWPs, and, if adopted by employers, could significantly impact efforts to improve the cardiovascular health of the American workforce.
American Heart Association’s Hands-Only CPR Campaign Helps Save Lives with Support from Anthem Foundation
(DALLAS, April 7, 2015) – For the past three years, the American Heart Association and Anthem Foundation have been working to educate millions of Americans about Hands-Only CPR. The campaign and mobile tour have educated over three million consumers in the lifesaving skill with the goal of preparing people to save the lives of perfect strangers…or those they love most. For Anthem’s Jerry Kertesz, VP of National Accounts, it was the latter.
Study Highlights The incidence of sudden cardiac arrest during sports activities is relatively low among physically active middle-aged adults. Education and preventive measures can further lower risk of sports-related sudden cardiac death in...
Scholarships Help Multicultural Women Close Diversity Gap as they Prepare for a Career in Healthcare
DALLAS, TX (April 2, 2015) — The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women and Macy’s are once again set to award 16 scholarships of $2,500 each to help increase the number of diverse healthcare professionals, in an effort to help improve...