American Heart Association, Saint Vincent Hospital roll out donation to Worcester County Schools

Participation in sports promotes physical activity, builds self-esteem, improves social skills and motivates children to excel academically. To encourage Massachusetts students to be active and play sports, the American Heart [...]

By |June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Local volunteer honored at May 12th Heart Walk

The American Heart Association was joined by more than 1,000 walkers at the Annual Central Massachusetts Heart Walk on Saturday, May 12, at the DCR’s Quinsigamond State Park, Lake Park [...]

By |June 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An update on Eva

Eva Gambon was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. Now 11-years-old, she is one of the strongest young ladies you will ever meet. The past year has been tumultuous for [...]

By |June 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Innovation Challenge seeks health solutions that address social determinants of health

The American Heart Association is seeking applicants for the 2018 Northeast Health Equity Consortium Innovation Challenge, a grant-based initiative to identify innovative, clearly-defined solutions to improve the health and well-being [...]

By |May 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boston earns gold medal in new city health report

A recently released report that examined local policies affecting the quality of life and health of residents in the country’s 40 largest cities has awarded Boston a gold medal for [...]

By |May 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Former Patriot and stroke survivor Bruschi to join advocates at State House lobby day

BOSTON – Former New England Patriot and stroke survivor Tedy Bruschi will join dozens of American Heart Association volunteers from across Massachusetts at the State House on Thursday to ask [...]

By |May 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AHA, Newton-Wellesley Hospital surprise students with athletic ball donation

WALTHAM – Michael Jaff and George Philippides stood at center court of the elementary school gymnasium, as fifteen wide-eyed children looked up at them from their seats on the hardwood [...]

By |May 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boston Children’s Hospital cardiologist to receive Paul Dudley White Award

At next month’s Boston Heart & Stroke Ball, the American Heart Association is presenting the Paul Dudley White Award to Jane W. Newburger, MD, MPH, a cardiologist at Boston Children’s [...]

By |April 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boston cardiologist chairing 2018 Heart & Stroke Ball

The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association are pleased to recognize Joseph Loscalzo, MD, PhD, as the chairman of the 2018 Boston Heart & Stroke Ball. Loscalzo is chairman [...]

By |April 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Marlborough students ‘Jump Rope For Heart’

MARLBOROUGH – About 100 students at the Charles W. Whitcomb School joined together on Tuesday, Feb. 27, for some heart-healthy exercise at a Jump Rope For Heart event. Jump Rope [...]

By |March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments