Shrewsbury mother knits red hats in honor of her daughter

Newborn London. Photo Credit: Danielle Duffey/BIDMC During American Heart Month in February, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association teamed up with UMass Memorial Medical Center, [...]

By |March 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boston physicians to co-chair Boston Heart & Stroke Ball

BOSTON – The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association are pleased to announce the co-chairs for the 2017 Boston Heart & Stroke Ball are Elliott M. Antman, MD, of [...]

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

West Boylston Resident to Chair Central Massachusetts Heart Ball

On Saturday, March 25th, over 250 people are expected to gather at the American Heart Association’s Central Massachusetts Heart Ball, the organization’s premier social event. The event, which will be [...]

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

Heart transplant recipient, 26, to speak at Go Red For Women Luncheon

When Taylor MacLean was a sophomore in college, she was diagnosed with heart disease. The news came as a shock, but with drugs and regular doctor’s appointments, she was expected [...]

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

New healthy vending machine unveiled at Boston City Hall

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh and leading health advocacy organizations Thursday announced the launch of a pilot healthy vending initiative at City Hall.  As part of a campaign to increase access to [...]

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

GUEST BLOG: My stroke recovery – nothing short of a roller coaster ride

By Meaghan O’Brien from Massachusetts On World Stroke Day, October 29th, I have a question for you. Do you know the signs of stroke? When I was 22 years old, I never [...]

By |October 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tedy’s Team announces 2017 Boston Marathon team

In less than six months, our 2017 Boston Marathon team will be crossing the finish line on Boylston Street after months of training, fundraising and raising awareness for a cause [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Clean out’ your closet, help save lives

Modern day philanthropy can be as simple as cleaning out your closet and putting your gently loved clothing into a bag. That’s why the American Heart Association is excited to announce our [...]

By |September 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stroke Survivor Running to Fight Stroke with Tedy’s Team

Ned Hall, a stroke survivor and resident of Westwood, will be running the 2016 Falmouth Road Race on Tedy’s Team, led by former New England Patriots linebacker and stroke survivor, [...]

By |July 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Baseball great, heart failure patient Rod Carew taking ‘Heart of 29’ campaign to Fenway Park

As soon as Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew began recovering from life-threatening heart problems last year, he became driven by one thought: How can I help? Rod and Rhonda [...]

By |July 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments