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

American Heart Association and Aetna Foundation team up to build a healthier Boston

BOSTON - The American Heart Association and the Aetna Foundation have teamed up to build healthier minds and bodies by building Teaching Gardens, together. The American Heart Association is pleased [...]

By |June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gov. Baker: Capital plan will include $1M in healthy food access funding

Gov. Charlie Baker has included $1 million in funding for the Massachusetts Food Trust Program in the fiscal 2018 capital plan, expanding low income families’ access to healthy groceries. The [...]

By |May 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LEGISLATIVE BRIEFING: Reducing Sugary Drink Consumption

MEDIA ADVISORY: Contact: Christopher Camire Senior Director of Communications American Heart Association 781.373.4521 chris.camire@heart.org WHAT: Too many kids and families in Massachusetts are suffering from preventable chronic diseases such as type [...]

By |May 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

AHA board president releases statement on Santa Fe sugary drink tax vote

Tuesday’s vote in Santa Fe, N.M., represents a desperate last gasp by Big Soda to protect its coffers at the expense of kids. In large part due to Big Soda’s [...]

By |May 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

American Heart Association, Newton-Wellesley Hospital roll out donation to Waltham school

WALTHAM – 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 [...]

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

Dracut Resident & Stroke Survivor to Run Boston Marathon

Kim Chadwell, a stroke survivor and resident of Dracut, will be amongst thousands this April to run the 121st Boston Marathon. While her eye will be set on the finish [...]

By |April 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

B.U. neurologist to be honored with Paul Dudley White Award

BOSTON – On April 29, the area’s most prominent physicians, community and business leaders will come together at the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association’s Annual Boston Heart & Stroke [...]

By |March 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weymouth resident running to fight stroke

Chris & his wife, Jenn Weymouth resident and stroke survivor, Christopher Butts, will be amongst thousands this April to run the 121st Boston Marathon. While his eye will [...]

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

Rockland ballerina has heart of gold

Eva Gambon She is the embodiment of grace, agility and strength, both on and off the dance floor. Eva Gambon may have only just turned 10, but her [...]

By |March 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments