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American Heart Association Encourages Healthy Eating Even During the Holidays

Healthy over the holidays? Yes, it’s possible and more important than ever during this indulgent season. Join the American Heart Association in celebrating Eat Smart Day on Nov. 1 and Eat Smart Month the rest of November as first steps in winning the winter months and being Healthy For Good™. Many people help themselves to

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Join the Heart Walk & Help the American Heart Association Fight Heart Disease & Stroke

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers – heart disease and stroke. Designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living, the Heart Walk creates an environment that’s fun and rewarding for the entire family. There are three

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Pack healthy back to school lunches

It’s almost time for back-to-school! Packing the kids’ lunches for school means you have control over which foods they are eating. Parents can manage nutritious meals even when the kids are at school. According to the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded with the American Heart Association, American kids consume 35-50 percent of their daily

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May is American Stroke Month

During American Stroke Month in May, the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association are encouraging everyone to join together to end one of the leading causes of death in New Hampshire and the leading cause of disability in the United States. Despite claiming more than 133,000 lives annually in the United States and being

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American Heart Association Encourages People to Move More in April

This April, the American Heart Association (AHA) is encouraging Americans to get Healthy For Good™ by being more physically active. While the AHA’s National Walking Day takes place on Wednesday, April 5 this year, the celebration has been expanded to a monthlong initiative to inspire lasting change through small, simple steps in four key areas:

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VT Senate Health & Welfare Committee Votes Yes on Tobacco 21 Bill

Leaders from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, the American Lung Association, the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the March of Dimes and the American Academy of Pediatrics congratulated the Senate Health and Welfare committee last week for their unanimously voting “yes” on legislation aimed at saving lives and money by reducing tobacco

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March is National Nutrition Month

The American Heart Association (AHA) encourages making heart-smart choices during Nutrition Month – and every month. A healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons in the fight against heart disease – the No. 1 killer of Americans. Cardiovascular disease is largely preventable. When it comes to diet, making smart choices will benefit heart health

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Little Red Hats are Warming Hearts in a Big Way

American Heart Association “Little Hats, Big Hearts” program raises awareness of heart defects The American Heart Association | American Stroke Association has teamed up with seven of Vermont’s birthing hospitals for the “Little Hats, Big Hearts” program. This initiative will provide approximately 350 newborns with a handmade, red infant cap in February during American Heart