Tedy’s Team Announces 2018 Boston Marathon® Team

Last week, Tedy’s Team kicked-off their 2018 Boston Marathon® season with a team dinner at Granite Links Golf Course in Quincy. The team, which consists of 38 runners, many of [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tedy’s Team travels to nation’s capital to run with the Marines

Tedy’s Team members took their running shoes to Arlington, Virginia, and the nation’s capital last month to participate in the historic Marine Corps Marathon. Each year, Tedy’s Team offers a [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How healthy is your neighborhood? New online tool to show U.S. health disparities

The Northeast Healthy Equity Consortium unveiled a prototype of its Health Disparities Dashboard at a meeting in Old Saybrook, Conn., on Oct. 18. Developed in a partnership with Velir, a [...]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

First-Ever NECC Stroke Tank: ‘Pitch it to the Judges!’ yields winners from Boston

The 12th Annual Summit of the NorthEast Cerebrovascular Consortium (NECC) took place last week, on October 26 and 27 at the Newport Marriott in Newport, Rhode Island. This year at [...]

By |November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Massachusetts youth urge lawmakers to pass ‘Tobacco 21’ bill

Young people from across the state met with lawmakers Wednesday about the need to pass legislation to raise the sale age of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to 21 in Massachusetts. The [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kids to give Beacon Hill 21 reasons to raise tobacco age

BOSTON — On Wednesday, Oct. 25, youth from across the state will gather at the State House and hold a news conference to tell lawmakers why it’s important to them [...]

By |October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AHA and Aetna plant healthy eating habits in Boston

BOSTON – The American Heart Association and the Aetna Foundation teamed up Friday to foster healthier minds and bodies by building Teaching Gardens at an elementary school in East Boston [...]

By |September 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diagnosis spurs woman to make lifestyle changes

"When I got my diagnosis, it woke everyone up." Jazz singer Theresa “TC” Eckstein was devastated when she was diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and congestive heart failure. Then 40, she was [...]

By |September 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tedy’s Team runner celebrates 10-year anniversary of heart surgery

Jeremy & Brook Woodward with their three daughters, Elliana, Bryn & Isla outside Tufts Medical Center in Boston. Two weeks ago, Jeremy Woodward visited Tufts Medical Center in [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Heart Association Announces 2017 Grant Recipients

The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association have awarded five Community Impact Grants, totaling $125,000, to local non-profit organizations that are implementing heart-healthy, community-based programs aimed at reducing [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments