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 court. The two physicians were at the school to deliver an important message. Regular physical activity, they told the students, will help you live a
AHA, Newton-Wellesley Hospital surprise students with athletic ball donation
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 Hospital. The award is named in honor of one of Boston’s most revered cardiologists, Dr. Paul Dudley White, founding father of the American Heart Association.
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 of the Department of Medicine, and physician-in-chief at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. A cardiovascular medicine specialist, he is also Soma Weiss, MD, Distinguished Chair in
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 For Heart is a national education and fundraising event sponsored by the American Heart Association and the Society of Health and Physical Educators. The Marlborough
Meg Edmonston will be among thousands this April to run the 122nd Boston Marathon. While her eye will be set on the finish line of the grueling 26.2-mile race, the real finish line for the Easton resident is an end to stroke. Meg is running the marathon in memory of her father and stroke hero,
BOSTON — Focus Technology Solutions and TechTarget are teaming up with the American Heart Association to fight heart disease and stroke by co-chairing the 2018 Boston Heart Walk. Led by Doug Alexander, CEO of Focus Technology Solutions, and Michael Cotoia, CEO of TechTarget, both local companies will be fundraising throughout the year with on-going activities
BOSTON – Lawmakers gathered at the State House on Tuesday morning to raise awareness of heart disease and stroke as the number one killer of women. The event was part of Go Red For Women, a campaign led by the American Heart Association that advocates for more research and swifter action for women’s heart health.
GUEST COMMENTARY By Christopher Sadler Hingham, Mass. As Wear Red Day approaches, I’ll be honoring all of the women in life who have been affected by heart disease. Whether they have been directly or indirectly affected by heart disease, I must acknowledge several important women that I’ve gotten to know through my journey as a
Laura Hall will be among thousands this April to run the 122nd Boston Marathon. While her eye will be set on the finish line of the grueling 26.2-mile race, the real finish line for the Westwood resident is an end to stroke. Laura is running the marathon in honor of her husband and stroke hero,
In celebration of her upcoming 10th birthday in February, Abigail of Tewksbury, decided to volunteer for the national Little Hats, Big Hearts initiative for the American Heart Association. The nationwide campaign raises awareness about family heart health and congenital heart defects with the support of the Children’s Heart Foundation by providing handmade red hats to