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Scientific Sessions 2023 - November 11–13 | Pennsylvania Convention Center | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Pre-Sessions Symposia & Early Career Day: November 10

Resuscitation Science Symposium 2023 - November 11–12, 2023 | Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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FALL BACK November 5th!

Turn your clocks back one hour as Daylight Savings Time ends. These tips can help:

Move more. Practice healthy sleep habits and eat smart.

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World Pneumonia Day is November 12th
& flu season is in full swing
But that's not the only vaccine important for heart health. The American Heart Association says it’s important for adults to get regular immunizations to stay heart-healthy.

November is Eat Smart Month


is the key to heart-healthy eating.

Watch No Nonsense Nutrition:

Protein Mistakes We All Make.

Recent Nutrition News:

Research, advocacy, education urged to address chronic disease through Food Is Medicine programs - American Heart Association Presidential Advisory calls for building on existing research and implementing cross-sector approaches to Food Is Medicine (Sept. 28, 2023)

Prescription for fruits, vegetables linked to better heart health, food security - Prescriptions for free produce were associated with reduced blood pressure, blood sugar and body mass index, finds new study in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes journal (Aug 29, 2023)

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Heart Check Foods

Looking for healthier foods and ingredients for your home-cooked meals? Look for the Heart-Check mark.

Only that mark assures you of nutritional value – and high standards for overall health.

Find Heart-Check Certified Foods in the Grocery Store

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Help your children develop healthy eating habits early in life that will bring lifelong benefits.

Healthy eating tips for the whole family

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Eating Smart is just one of Life's Essential 8™:

It's the American Heart Association’s checklist to measure cardiovascular health, which adds healthy sleep as essential for optimal cardiovascular health along with other health and lifestyle factors like nicotine exposure, physical activity, diet, weight, blood glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure.


American Diabetes Month | National Diabetes Education Week (6-12th) | National Diabetes Heart Connection Day (9th) | World Diabetes Day (14th)

Do you have risk factors for diabetes? Do you have prediabetes? Lifestyle changes such as losing weight, eating healthy and engaging in regular, moderate physical activity may reduce the progression of Type 2 diabetes and control Type 1 diabetes. They can also minimize other risk factors such as high blood pressure, blood cholesterol and even heart attacks and strokes.

Father and Daughter cooking together

Together Tuesdays™ is the easy way to satisfy your craving for connection.

Grab your favorite people and grab a quick meal together once a week. Nothing fancy, please. The conversation matters way more than the food. Refuel. Reconnect. Repeat each week.

Free recipes, conversation starters and more at


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DYK: 91% of parents surveyed say their family is less stressed when they eat together

November 1 is National Stress Awareness Day - Stress happens, especially these days. While you may feel too busy to de-stress – you can decide to take back your “me time,” one moment at a time. Reduce stress for a healthier version of you.

We have tips to help you manage stress and manage your health here.

More November Calendar Highlights

Eat Smart Month, Native American Heritage Month, American Diabetes Month, Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month,

National Family Caregivers Month and National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month


November 1 National Stress Awareness Day, Day of the Dead

November 6 – Daylight Savings Time Ends – turn your clock back one hour (Fall Back).

November 7Election Day

November 9 - National Diabetes Heart Connection Day

November 11 – Veterans Day

November 11-13 – AHA Scientific Sessions 2023

November 12 – World Pneumonia Day

November 12-18 – Nurse Practitioner Week

November 14World Diabetes Day

November 16Great American Smokeout (tips to quit)

November 23 – Thanksgiving Day