Advance Auto Parts Partners with the American Heart Association to Raise Funds to Fight Heart Disease

Advance Auto Parts, Inc., is partnering with the American Heart Association to raise funds to fight heart disease at more than 5,900 Advance and independently owned Carquest stores in the U.S. throughout June, customers will be asked to donate $1, $5 or $10 at checkout as part of the American Heart Association’s “Life is Why We Give campaign.” We are proud to partner with the American Heart Association to raise funds and awareness of heart disease and promote healthier living,” said Tom Greco, Advance President and CEO. “Many of our…

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Aramark and the American Heart Association Report Significant Strides in Delivering Healthier Menus to Americans

Aramark, the largest U.S. based food service company, who serves two billion meals each year, and the American Heart Association (AHA), the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, today reported results from the third year of their Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 collaboration, which aims to improve the health of all Americans 20 percent by 2020. Fueled by science and research from the AHA, Aramark chefs and menu developers pursued a variety of healthy menu strategies over the past three years, achieving industry-leading…

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Philips and the American Heart Association join together to increase global survival rates of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, and the American Heart Association, the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, today announced a collaboration to increase sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survival rates in densely populated cities around the world. The Connected Pulse program leverages a unique end-to-end solution combining education programs to increase awareness of CPR, the use of publicly-available AEDs (Automated External Defibrillator), and new technologies to strengthen the ‘chain of survival’ from the moment an incident occurs to the patient reaching…

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The American Heart Association and the National Football League Work With Discovery Education to Take Students on a Virtual Field Trip Inspired by Super Bowl LIII

Getting 60 minutes of physical activity a day through moderate-to-vigorous and bone strengthening exercise is what is recommended for school-aged kids according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. The guidelines recommend activities such as playing games that require catching and throwing, active games involving running and chasing, and sports that involve jumping or rapid change in direction. These exercises help to strengthen bones and provide cardiovascular benefits such as improved cognitive function, cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness, and bone health. Kids who are regularly…

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Encompass Health announces sponsorship of national Together To End Stroke® campaign beginning 2019

In conjunction with American Stroke Month, Encompass Health Corp., formerly known as HealthSouth Corp., is proud to announce it will launch a strategic sponsorship of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Together To End Stroke® campaign. The sponsorship is a three-year commitment that will begin in January 2019, following the completion of Encompass Health’s national rebranding initiative. Together To End Stroke® is the AHA/ASA’s initiative focused on educating Americans that stroke is largely preventable, treatable and beatable. AHA/ASA and Encompass Health will work to elevate national and local awareness through…

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