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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Hibbett Sports Hosts American Heart Association Fundraising Campaign in 1,000 Stores Nationwide

Hibbett Sports, a Birmingham-based premium athleisure retailer, has announced that it will host an American Heart Association (AHA) fundraising campaign in 1,000+ Hibbett Sports stores nationwide and online throughout the month of April.  This is the fifth year that Hibbett has supported the American Heart Association to raise funds that contribute to raising heart disease awareness and aiding research. “The American Heart Association is committed to fighting heart disease and stroke and improving the quality of life for all Americans,” said American Heart Association Board Chairman, James Postl. “Our work…

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American Heart Association and Elizabeth Elting Foundation Partner to Empower Young Women and Girls with STEM Goes Red Event

Liz Elting, Founder and CEO of the Elizabeth Elting Foundation and advocate for women’s equality, will be joining forces with the American Heart Association to encourage and empower young women and girls interested in careers in science and technology with STEM Goes Red. The day-long event, to be held at the New York Academy of Sciences on April 20, will include an exciting panel discussion, hands-on speed mentoring, and a full-day of interactive activities allowing high school girls to explore STEM outside of the classroom. Science, technology, engineering, and math…

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